Vacation in Rio 2016
Here are some photos of my vacation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June 2016.
Museu do Amanha (Museum of Tomorrow)
Me right outside the museum
Mom and Dad
Me, my cousin, and my sister
Nightclub in Arcos da Lapa
Feijoada, a famous Brazilian dish. Very good!
Another nightclub in Arcos da Lapa
Me, my sister, and my cousin
My Great Aunt’s Ranch in Rio
Fans be cray lol
Photo of my Great-Grandfather, Alvaro Motta, in a protestant christian church he built in the 1950s. He was the founder and first minister of that church.
My uncle and 2 cousins
Me, my mom, and my sisters
Me and my Uncle Sam. We go way back lol
Angra dos Reis
Me, my mom, and my auntie
A legend says that if you hug this tree, you will always look 5 years younger than your actual age lol.
Mom and Dad also wanted to experience the power of the famous tree lol
My cousins dessert shop in Ipanema, RJ
Got to go to the theater the other night in Rio de Janeiro. I had the chance to connect with my Carioca Bro and Actor Extraordinaire, Julio Adrião. He was performing in “A Descoberta das Américas” (Original: “Johan Padan and the Discovery of the Americas”). He gave me his stamp of approval of being a true Brazilian (even though I’m American) and complimented me on my Portuguese! Lol
Live music at a nightclub in Arcos da Lapa, I got to perform with the band that night!
Museu Nacional de Belas Artes
Confeitaria Colombo, a famous coffee shop in downtown Rio.
The view of Leme Beach from my Great Aunt’s fancy apartment in Leme, RJ
If you’re in Brazil, you gotta drink that Chopp lol
Spending my last few moments in Rio with my day 1 Carioca Tour Guides, the Victorias lol