Paraty, Rio de Janeiro - is a preserved Portuguese colonial (1500–1822) and Brazilian Imperial (1822–1889) town. It is located on the Costa Verde (Green Coast), a lush, green corridor that runs along the coastline of the state of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. Paraty has become a popular tourist destination in recent years, renowned for the historic town and the coast and mountains in the region.
Morro do Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf Mountain), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Eduardo Berthier, on Flickr. "Sugarloaf Mountain is a peak situated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at the mouth of Guanabara Bay on a peninsula that sticks out into the Atlantic Ocean."