Alessandra Ambrosio loves her country especially when she gets to go there for a relaxing vacation on the beach.

The Victoria Secret Angel is in her native homeland taking in the sunny beaches in Rio de Janeiro on the coast of Brazil. The model is in her homeland to promote her newest project away from the catwalk, a part as an ex-top model named Semia in a new Brazilian soap opera, Verdades Secretos (Secret Lies), which premieres this month. While away from her busy schedule, the 34-year-old found some time to enjoy a little kite surfing.

K8 , kitesurfing #Rio #weekend #nofilter

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Ambrosio also took to social media to share a shot of Loaf Mountain, which is named for it’s resemblance to the traditional shape of refined loaf sugar, as she basked in the sun.

Pão de açúcar , Rio de Janeiro Sugarloaf Mountain #peak #weekend #Rio A photo posted by alessandraambrosio (@alessandraambrosio) on

The mother of two has been slowly making her way into the acting world recently, even having a part in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Secret Of The Ooze as a love interest to Will Arnett‘s character. The movie will follow the vigilante turtles as they return to the city to fight off an evil threat and will see the return of Megan Fox as April O’Neil. The film is due out summer of 2016.

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