‘Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand…’

Yes, the above lyrics are from a Duran Duran song, and I did post a link to the full version on youtube in a previous post (‘Song-inspiration…songsspiration?’), and those were the lyrics my sister texted me when I told her where my next stop was after Peru. Yes, it’s Río de Janeiro, Brazil. Since coming here actually I’ve learnt that it means ‘january river’. When the city was discovered, it was originally thought that it was a river rather than a city.   So I arrived here at the beginning of the week after a short flight from CUZ to LIM, … Continue reading ‘Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand…’