I am just back from several freeezing days in Albuquerque & Santa Fe . The whole time I was Ipanema Dreaming, even in Santa Fe, with its monotone of adobe & intense sunlight.
This is a shot I took of a yogi in Utthita Parsvakonasana on my last day in Ipanema, as I was waiting to meet up with Mike B. @ the kiosko by Posto 10. It must be global warming, as even in the Brazilian summer, the locals were complaining about these days of "muito chuva" ( strong rain ) , that had book-ended the beginning & end of my 2 week visit.
But as I told myself , if I still managed to move around & love it in spite of the rain, Rio is then truly the " Cidade Maravilhosa " -