Tag: Rio

Pit Trap

A streamlet runs underneath the ruins of the Gavea Tourist Hotel. In a small sector beneath the building it runs across two long rows of collumns, in what looks today as a huge pitfall. It is said that for a while the never finished building was used as […]

Gávea Tourist Hotel

For a few years I wanted to visit the carcass of a hotel, nestled in the mountains of Rio. A project from the 1950’s, it was never completed. A certificate of occupancy was issued just for the top floors, where a restaurant and a night club operated for […]

Moonrise

A somewhat long exposure in one of the remotest (though still accessible by car) beaches of Rio. Uma exposição um tanto longa, numa das praias mais remotas (ainda que acessíveis por carro) do Rio.

Between a Rock and a Hard…

After months of chatting, a guy finally agreed to be photographed in a now or never basis, so we set off to one of Rio´s remotest beaches and went for it. Mutant carnivore piraña starving mosquitoes bites, and my first (little) accident while photographing (thanks rocks for “cushioning” […]