Photo Friday – Window in Rio

Old lady looking out of window, Rio, Brazil

 

This week’s Photo Friday is a street portrait I snapped in Rio de Janeiro one morning. We were visiting the Selaron Staircase at about 8am, before it was full of tourists, and I glanced up to spot this elderly lady peeping out between the shutters. The faded pastel colours and chipped paintwork were typical in the old neighbourhood of Lapa, where the steps can be found.

If you have a great photo from South America, send it to backpacksouthamerica@hotmail.com to see it featured in Photo Friday. 

About Emily

Emily Luxton is an award-winning travel blogger and writer with a special love for South America - her favourite continent and second home. A lover of slow, deep travel and really interacting with new cultures, she travels as often as possible on the hunt for new adventures.

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