All Eyes on Rio de Janeiro

By day the sands of Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro are adorned with Brazilian bathing beauties and colorful kites. At night, in the same area, tiny candles flame up, bottom, and faithful worshippers offer food flowers and liquor in voodoo tributes to Yemanja, the “mother of waters”, Oct. 22, 1963. The day and nightContinue reading “All Eyes on Rio de Janeiro”

By day the sands of Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro are adorned with Brazilian bathing beauties and colorful kites. At night, in the same area, tiny candles flame up, bottom, and faithful worshippers offer food flowers and liquor in voodoo tributes to Yemanja, the “mother of waters”, Oct. 22, 1963. The day and night activities are symbolic of the contrasts in Brazil a land emerging from ancient ways. (AP Photo) License this photo

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