Fort Duque de Caxias, Copacabana

What do you do in Copacabana when the weather is lousy?


Walk to the end of Leme beach to visit one of the two forts.


Here’s how it looks from the air.

Ft Duque de Caxias

I was the only tourist there late in the afternoon.

Young people pay a small entrance fee for the military base. Then it’s about a 20min climb up to the gates of the historic fort.


It reminded me of Fort Worden, Port Townsend, Washington.



There’s the cablecar to Sugarloaf.


Good views back down to the beach.


And to the Babylon favela where I’m staying.


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