Archive for February, 2004
REFRESH BY THE SEAFRONT People walking along the sea front in Rio de Janeiro were given an extra attraction by the City Council when they installed Refresh machines at several lifeguard stations. The equipment sprays a mist on the faces and bodies of those who pass by under the baking sun. It is difficult to resist this little break.
SIDEWALK REFRESH Equipment that sprays water has become a mania in Rio de Janeiro. The hottest season in the year turned out to be a frustration due to cloudy days, lots of rain and little heat. But the 2004 summer in Rio has some good news. Along the sidewalks at several beaches, in Aterro do Flamengo and at jogging track around the lagoon Refresh has become a ...