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natgeo 5y ago
David Alan Harvey. #Rio de Janeiro. You can buy almost anything from a vendor along the 50-plus miles of Rio #beaches- popsicles, balls, cover-ups emblazoned with the city's statue of #Christ the Redeemer, the magnets shown here, and more. Photo by @davidalanharvey.
  • @natgeo ! Boa noite ! Porque voce esta excluindo meus comentários ? Aqui só ficam os Comentários favoráveis ?

  • Want to join the Internet millionaire's club? Here you go > @Cecilyele6

  • @tiigerlily I'm bringing you and your sister that whole tray of souvenir crabs haha

  • No more part time job! Thanks to > @marciaid0y

  • @mamiglino agreed!!! It's a cultural thing. Women of all ages and sizes where bikinis like this in #brazil. It's culture- embrace life as it is. The picture is still a great picture

  • Nice butt!!

  • @jasontmcdaniel I think you ate the one who should learn a bit more...there is no standard definition for the number of continents. And term continent is used to differentiate between the various large areas of the earth into which the land surface is divided. So, a continent is "a large, continuous area of land on Earth.. And if you consider Antarctica yes it it's six... I can count you unpolite guy!!! besides you know the reason why Olympics have 5 rings on its symbol??? They represent the five habitated continents

  • @kmstep see above what I wrote

  • Girl is badass

  • She just happened to be there ;)

  • @danegerous713 please read my answer above about the continents ... Yes @tatiav I know they learn NAmerica and S America are different continents... And with this view they forget Central America hahahah

  • I didn't even read the description of this pic and I knew right away it was Rio, my fav city in the whole world!!!

  • @macfaga ok I understand your point but that certainly doesn't include Central America as a continent because it is attached to North America, there is nothing separating it such as mountains or water

  • @danegerous713 Yeap I understand you point too. It's just different ways of learning and there isn't a standard definition..😍

  • j6aily 5y ago

    @reneesaucygirl i mean chaabay !

  • Gorgeous

  • Brasiiiilllllll

  • OK, who is not looking at the girl?

  • Haha.. That butt got me first!

  • jmnic 5y ago

    What are we looking at again?

  • booty!!

  • Background very cool

  • @artfakeme me too! Haha

  • Is that a dude in a bikini wtf!

  • @macfaga ta mandando mto bem!! 👏👍

  • @mnailuj @alebreve @dinoberen @nperezb @alberto_nunez estos camarones son a toda raja

  • I'm with you @justcourtneyleigh If I had an arse like that I would be flaunting it in as many photos as possible! She has a glorious bum!! Though its hardly the sole point of the photo- try to look beyond your own ignorance people.

  • Nice background pic ..

  • Love my home Brazil!

  • fucking stupid and disrespectful photographer: brazilian woman are not for sale! National Geographic should punished you for such a tendencious photo.

  • Mr. Harvey can buy anything anywhere.

  • Seiously, it wasn't the magnets that caught my attention...

  • @phtafner You really are an idiot

  • First of all, that photo is obviously intentional, with that girl on the background, second a picture can say a thousand words, and this says a lot from the photographer David Alan Harvey and #natgeo , an organization that has always been know for telling great stories from one picture and the commentary from the photographer was even worse. Their is a subliminal message with very bad taste. I'm not from Brazil and I feel offended, can't imagine what the people from Brazil feel about this....

  • I second that @ianbrave. I've been to Brazil and hold it dear in my heart. This is junk.

  • @phtafner exactly!!!

  • @danilorassi 😍😍tks :))

  • emtiph 5y ago

    funky

  • That butt ;P

  • 👏👏👏👏👏👏

  • disrepectful comment by natgeo to the girl. That is the bikini that people use when they are confortable with their bodies . she is not for sale.

  • Not fair!

  • I see what you did there

  • Hehehe 👍indeed @ahojis

  • I'm sure he wasn't aiming at the food.....

  • Dat

  • hha000 5y ago

    @ajalaali hmmmmm

  • There's one for u @careywatkins

  • Love the colors

  • All as i can see is bum

  • Subliminal message in the photographers description?!? What....?! Now you're really reaching! Talk about scrutinize for a negative peeps! He's talking specifically about the vendors!!

  • When I was there I especially enjoyed the guy selling ice cold cans of beer for 30p (UK) - good times!!

  • @davidalanharvey should work for playboy not @natgeo #sexy

  • @davidalanharvey Visit a Venezuelan beach ;-)

  • Oo

  • @shab2050 lovely...

  • mmm3_ 5y ago

    👍

  • Love the colors & curves of this pic. I see some find this offensive and I don't see why. U can see such attire on almost every tourist photos and videos. If they like to wear like that to be seen in public, what problem is it of yours eh? U can't condemn one photographer for taking a pic which he finds tasteful with which u find distasteful. She looked great and the 2piece compliments her. Slow down on those coke and chips maybe, and u may look great too. 😊

  • Classic.

  • @reza_fahlavy whats offensive is not the picture is to tell that u can buy anything and show that picture.

  • Hahaha I love this photo! @natgeo I love you - you entertain and make me smile every day :D

  • @luismendezjr you are hilarious!

  • @phtafner it says you can buy anything from the vendor. V.E.N.D.O.R. :)

  • Didn't mean it that way @phtafner coz I'm sure that ur very intelligent and a good photographer yrself from the pics ive seen in ur feed. I have to spell it out for u cuz u seem to have missed that part of Nat Geo's captions. Good to be anti-prostitution in a way that u and many others creates a balance on this earth, but don't put that agenda into this photo. The foreground is the vendor and that's what he's talking about. The background is the girl probably to compliment the foreground in the photographers eye. That's how he sees it. That's how he wants the photo to be. It doesn't say prostitution anyway in the photo or captions. U put it there.

  • Incrível como a referencia sempre é uma "bunda"!!! Isso é triste....

  • @reza_fahlavy I'm not putting any agenda here and i don't feel that innocence in the photographer intention. He is using a problematic in brazil and causing a wrong generalization which offends brazilian people. I don't think we will get in a single one conclusion anyway. Thks for compliments in my photos.

  • That is true, @phtafner I don't think that we can. Different people sees things differently and no one can please each and every one. Ur welcome. 😊

  • You can find vendors like him in almost every beach in Venezuela too

  • @camilomsouza bom dia ! Concordo ! Eu coloquei vários emociona aqui demonstrando que nao curti e fiquei triste ...ele apagou todas as vezes ...coloquei em português , ele nao respondeu ....acho que ele nao sabe português ...😉

  • Ocean boooooooty!!!! Lol

  • @cafesdomundo é triste mesmo, mas infelizmente é a visão que ainda têm daqui....

  • @jcal1985 look at the ocean babe ;-)

  • @cpanj were you talking to me????

  • @phtafner i agree!! Did you see i was arguing? Some people were refering to brazilians as prostitutes.. Some stupid girls that know nothing besides their mirrors and iPhone.

  • yoooooooo))))☀🌊🌀

  • I only realize later that u were in the same front with me haha but i saw what those jerk girls wrote, i don't think that exist a reasonable answer for then. People have no sense of perception, they just cant think. @macfaga

  • 📷🆒

  • cpanj 5y ago

    Figure it out. Smarty pants. @macfaga

  • You are pathetic!!!! Hahahahah first of all you need to learn how to write on instagram ... After that maybe you can learn geography yourself... I'm not going to explain all again what I said... Maybe you could read above and stop talking shit cause I'm not gonna waist my time with a waisted girl

  • @phtafner look at this

  • Yeah such an asshole and she really thinks she is coool. I just can laugh from these people hahahaha @macfaga

  • I think people are reading into this way too much. I think it's a beautiful photo period.

  • What's nice? The blue pants, sunbath-er, souvenirs, girl in bikini or the beach? @david_steve 😜😝

  • Ofcourse the beach @allexandraverona

  • Its hard to believe this picture is really about the vendors in Rio. Nice try though.

  • Those crabs!

  • @phtafner Why don't you take a stand on a real issue instead of making an issue where there is none?! To be honest, I didn't even notice the butt til I read a comment referring to it!

  • @mrs_bungle78 I am not going to argue with you. I dont think it worth. because, first: u dont have even one single argument to discuss. Second: u just dont seen to think u just react in a way that u believe u are superior from everyone, "u are the truth" and i am not saying that to provoke you or anything i am just saying that u should think - even if is soooo hard to do it- please try, and you will understand something before u go and disrespect people. And just for the record WHO THE HELL U THINK U ARE TO TELL ME WHAT SHOULD I DO? And it doesn't matter anyway...

  • Peace guys

  • That bottom! 😳😊

  • @phtafner That's right! I don't have an argument! It's a beautiful photo of a beautiful place- end of story!! You're the one arguing & telling everyone what to do/think. BTW, you may want to invest in a dictionary?!

  • Please read again what i really wrote so u wont say i did things i didn't once more. @mrs_bungle78

  • @phtafner You said that the photographer was calling every Brazilian woman a prostitute- your words not mine. You also said that we were all too stupid to realise this! Maybe YOU should re-read your comments, along with the photographers-cos he doesn't mention prostitution at all. You put that there, so maybe you should get your head out of the gutter! Game over, thanks for coming, I'm done! Don't bother to reply cos it's impossible to argue with a narrow minded twit who insists on speaking English even though he can't!

  • @phtafner U need to chill

  • I dont know what happened but my answers to you dont go anymore - i think u are happy now hahaha- anyone i dont agree about u are saying however i dont have how to defend my self anymore, so you got it ur game over, unfair but thats life.

  • To Mrs Bungle ^

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  • They always be trying to sell you shit when your just trying to enjoy the view!

  • Well, working is better than stealing

  • And u can also enjoy the view!

  • What you say bout this miss Jamie of the jungle!! Gotta get me to the jungle and ubatuba in 2013

  • A bunda é esta Dedé @andreaalvares! Nada demais!!! O povo é que é neurótico...

  • Butt hanging out. That's just wroooooong

  • jtk076 5y ago

    Nice

  • @lau_doc jajajajaja ella no pierde ;)

  • Is that a guy wearing a bikini on the right haha?

  • Look on the left 😋😋😋

  • @m_sheer ana legata

  • No don't put this picture

  • igorpp 4y ago

    @yumis_mimi é dessa que você quer? RS!

  • Kkkkkkk! @igorpp eu quero pacote completo! 😜

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