Friday, 27 November 2009

Floating Christmas Tree in Rio

As some of you might know I live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I'd like to share with you these photographs of a stunning Chirstmas tree they put up every year (since 1996) in the middle of a lake called Rodrigo de Freitas or Lagoa as the locals like to call it.

It soars 85 meters high and uses 2,9 million light bulbs! It is built over a floating platform that moves around the lake. It will be lit every night until January 6th and on Saturdays there's a firework show. There's a sidewalk all around the lake so you can enjoy the view from every angle!
Also, the Lagoa will host canoeing & rowing events at the 2016 Olympic Games.

If you happen to be in Rio this time of the year just don't miss it!

El árbol de Navidad más grande del mundo encendió sus luces america

Christmas Tree at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas Rio de Janeiro

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  1. Nice tree!!! its almost near crhistmas alredy¿? ... noooooooo still 1 moth above! we have to do nothing but wait.. :D

    haha love the post!

  2. This beautiful tree pulled me right into the Christmas mood! Very nice!
    You have a great blog, I'll keep visiting you.


  3. Wow--really interesting!! Nice thing to do!

  4. Gorgeous! Thanks so much for linking up with my carnival!

  5. Questi alberi di Natale, sono stupendi !!!


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