Colors more likely to be seen during Carnival in rio than on any self-conscious American are hits.
And yet, no one in rio is calling for the end of the campaign to reclaim the outlaw zones of the city.
Perfect for wildlife watching, hiking trails snake through canyons beside the swirling rio Grande in the US-Mexico borderlands.
literally "January River," named by explorer Amerigo Vespucci because he discovered it on Jan. 1, 1502, and so called because he incorrectly thought the bay was the estuary of a large river. See January.
Note: Rio is famous as a tourist attraction. Especially popular are its beaches, particularly the Copacabana.
Note: Rio's annual carnival is world-famous.