National Geographic : 1939 Sep
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byW.Robert Moore CARIOCAS BATHE IN THE SEA ALL YEAR ROUND Copacabana Beach is only fifteen minutes from the heart of the city. Unlike New Yorkers, whose trip tothe seashore calls foralong subway orauto mobile ride, most Rio de Janeiro residents can reach their favorite bathing place by walking. All morninglong thesand swarms with people; aquick dip during lunch hour is common for office workers. Virtually every apartment house fringing this sectionhas been erected inthelast tenyears.