July 1, 2013

Morro dos Prazeres, Rio de Janeiro

Photograph by Christian Franz Tragni, Redux

Boys play Brazil's national pastime on a soccer field in the Morro des Prazeres favela in Rio de Janeiro. The spot overlooks Pão de Açúca, or Sugarloaf Mountain, and Guanabara Bay.

Best of the World Weekly: Discover a New Trip Each Week >>

Travel 365. Explore the world, one incredible image at a time.

Take a Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities

2015 Traveler Photo Contest

  • Picture of a tree under night stars in Deadvlei, Namibia

    See the Winners

    Explore the top photos, share your favorites, and browse all entries.