The Summer Olympics are to be held in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and although more than two years out, the idea is exciting to many. More information on the games can be found HERE. Rio is known for its beautiful people and its beautiful landscapes, so to help get you excited for the 2016 Olympics, here is a gallery of the colorful Rio de Janeiro.
Visual storytellers Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg have traveled to Rio, and through photography, share the beauty of Brazil with the world.“We spent the afternoons laying on the beach, watching a world of men and women go by who are so comfortable in their skin no matter what the color, shape or size…I was inspired to love my body a little more and let go of all the details.
The people of Rio just enjoy life and enjoy being. Men would walk by selling shrimp and lime, corn, watermelon slices, bikinis, and a variety of fresh fruit drinks. We walked along the beach, kicking back soccer balls with the locals and drinking fresh coconut juice cut open for you moments before. One of the people we met in Rio de Janeiro said he walks to Ipanema Beach every evening to watch the sunset, an experience I would recommend over anything else; it was an urban paradise.”
From Ann Street Studio, photographers Beck and Burg offer many more beautiful images on their website found by clicking Here.