Christ the Redeemer -A symbol of peace ©Sangeeta Venkatesh

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Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer. (Psalm 19:14)

After the events of last year, humanity is undeniably seeking redemption – looking for quick restoration to normalcy and healing. This brought me to reminisce about the visit to the statue of Cristo Redentor (Brazilian Portuguese) or Christ the Redeemer located in Brazil’s most happening city Rio de Janeiro. Having seen its picture many times certainly didn’t deter my excitement in seeing the statue in person.

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Here, I will share more pictures that didn’t make it to the newspaper article. Please do leave a comment if you went to the article to read it!

The view from the Sugar Loaf Mountain. Picture by the author
The steps to the summit
With Leonardo- our guide!
View of the Sugar Loaf Mountain from the Corcovado mountain
With the Brazil Policia
He spreads His arms 28 metres! – Christ the Saviour
The small chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Aparecida- the patron saint of Brazil

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