Archive for the ‘South America’ Category

Travel Poster: Cristo Redentor, Rio de Janeiro

January 27th, 2013 at 2:34 pm » Comments (1)

Cristo Redentor or Christ de Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the largets Art Deco statue in the world. Considering that it’s weight is around 6-700 tonnes, placed 700 meter high up on the Corcovado mountain, it’s an incredible work that has been done. No wonder that it’s so well known all over the [...]

Rio de Janeiro twice as fun

March 14th, 2012 at 10:53 pm » Comments (0)

Jane (Mr Lifecruisers daughter) just came home from a short trip to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, South America. Despite the fact that she is afraid of flying and it’s quite a long flight, she is already tempted to return as fast as possible. Now our family has been there twice and I’m sure she had [...]

The 5 best winemaking countries in the world

September 29th, 2011 at 5:25 pm » Comments (4)

Wine is one of life’s greatest pleasures. There is nothing like escaping to enjoy a pleasant glass of red, white or rose in the sun with a good book. Finding the best wines in the world, though, is no walk in the park. If you’re planning on going on such a quest, get yourself some [...]