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Some of you may remember the January River, or JR, posts I did three years ago in July.  I went to Brasil because my daughter was there, and she’s a fluent Portuguese speaker.   I had a great time, swam in several places, and never got sick.  I’m putting some photos never posted here up today because I know there are sewage issues there in the huge bay called Guanabara, but let’s not make a poopmageddon out of it, as the meteorologists do with the snowmegeddons in winter up here.   Excuse my Portuguese, but merda sells news, always will.

I took this photo looking west from Arpoador toward Ipanema Beach.

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Here’s a shot from the same point looking toward Copacabana.

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Here’s a shot of Copacabana looking toward the Bay, with Sugar Loaf as the prominent feature along the ridge.  A fair number of people were in the water despite the heavy surf.

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I chartered this boat and –all tallied– chugged around Bay for about six hours.

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Of course, I was looking who was there, like Galliano, LA’s  C-Enforcer,

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CNL Ametista from Santos,

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Rio’s own TS Abusado and TS Soberano,

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Seabulk Brasil,

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a pilotboat and tug Atlantico standing off near Hai Yang Shi You,

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CPO Copacabana, and many,

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many more.

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All photos by Will Van Dorp, who wonders where these vessels are today.

Niteroi water’s edge is to Rio as Richmond Terrace is to New York.   Here, l to r . . . C Brilhante and Cape Cumbria.

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Further up the cove, it’s CNL Ametista and Eridanus.

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And finally . . . a larger set, some Trans Ship tugs like Abusado,

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Soberano,

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(my favorite) Poderoso,

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and Assanhado.

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And then there’s always the one that gets away, the foto I wish I could redo from multiple angles . . . the anti-pollution vessel Eco-Apolo.  More somewhere soon . . .

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