Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana and Botafogo
Rio de Janeiro (over 6 millions inhabitants), famous in the whole world for his Sugar Loaf and the Copacabana beach, is the capital of the Rio State.

NS de Candelaria (1)

The Pamir put there, from February 26 th to April 5 th 1952, to unload cement from Hamburg, before leaving for Vitoria to load iron ore.

Rio de Janeiro (2)

Hilary Tunstall-Behrens wrote a book on this voyage and took photos.

Imperial Palace (1)

Laws Court (1)

Museo das Barcas (1)

15/11 Square (1)

Naval Museum (1)

City and Harbour (1)

Botafogo (1)

Maracana Stadium and Harbour (1)

Sugar Loaf (1)

Christ and Sugar Loaf

Rio Branco Avenue (1)

Sugar Loaf from Botafogo (1)

Carnaval dress (1)


In sight of the Sugar Loaf

Captain Grubbe



(1) Rio

(2) National Geographic Museum

The book of Tunstall-Behrens

The voyages of the Pamir

The harbours of the Pamir

The Pamir