Beaches and Art – Our last Morning in Rio.

Oh, you’re still here? Great, in case you were worried that we just stayed in Brazil after the last post, we didn’t. Though another week or two would have been a very welcome alternative to returning to work.¬†Our last day in Rio was a quick one, but fruitful nonetheless. We had a 4:30 pm flight from Rio to Sao Paulo where we would catch the overnight direct flight home. This left us with about half a day to spend in Rio.

Kiosk bar on Ipanema Beach
Kiosk bar on Ipanema Beach.

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“Take all the pictures you want, except of the drug dealers.”

Sometimes the strangest things become tourist attractions. If you asked me whether I would like to visit a poor neighbourhood controlled by drug lords in the US, I would call you crazy. However, put that neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro, call it a favela and suddenly I’m in. So, for our second day in Rio, that’s just what we did.Rocinha Favela, Rio de Janeiro Continue reading ““Take all the pictures you want, except of the drug dealers.””

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