When you think of Christ the Redeemer ― Brazil’s best-known cultural landmark ― you probably think of a massive white monument, arms splayed wide in an open embrace. The status is so massive and symbolic that it’d be difficult to overlook. In movies and travel books, it towers over Rio de Janeiro, soaring skyward.
But what is it like to actually visit Christ the Redeemer? Are there vendors shilling pocket-sized versions, lining the entire walk up? Is the spot so jam-packed that it’s hard to appreciate the intent of the artwork? Or is it one of the few man-made monuments that’s read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com