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Feb 20, 2017

Fun in the sun at Rio’s piscinao

Fun in the sun at Rio’s piscinao

In a city best known for fashionable beaches and world-class surf, bathers at one local watering hole take pride in the exact opposite – the no-fuss atmosphere of a giant, artificial pond.

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A woman relaxes in water at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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Women shower at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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Women relax at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A couple dances as they wait for food in a bar at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A woman puts a paste onto her skin to lighten the hairs, at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A boy runs with a water pistol at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A person poses for a photograph at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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People spend time at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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An artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, is seen next to the Mare slums complex, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 15, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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An artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, is seen next to the Mare slums complex, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 15, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A woman takes a picture of her friends at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A boy refreshes two women relaxing at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 7, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A woman cools off at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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Girls lay out a beach towel at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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Children look at Guanabara Bay from an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A couple kisses at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 7, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A couple eats fish as they sit in the water at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 7, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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People play at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A boy sells caipirinhas, a Brazilian cocktail, at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A man prepares churrasco (grilled meat) at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A woman eats prawns at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A woman applies make-up in front of her son who sleeps on a table, at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A woman shakes hands with a police officer at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A vendor walks past people relaxing at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 7, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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People dance in a bar at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 8, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A man sits in a chair at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 7, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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A child sleeps on a float at an artificial pond known as piscinao, or big pool, in the northern suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 7, 2017. NACHO DOCE/REUTERS

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