Ipanema Tower Residence
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... Rio’s favelas are similar to our affordable housing market. Rio has more favela residents than any other Brazilian city and, all together, Rio’s favelas would comprise the 9th largest city in the country There are over 1025 favelas in Rio, including the famed Vidigal and Maré, Rocinha, Caju. Rio’s oldest favela, Providência, was founded in 1897 within a decade of the abolition of slavery, next to the Port that received ...
25th. September – Day 4
Today is dedicated to getting our documents as up-to-date as possible, so there aren't many photos.
Our first stop is at the notary, who hands us our updated document. Then we continue on the metro to Cidade Nova, where the new Rio de Janeiro City Hall is located.
We are apprehensive, as we have no ...
... bench. Pretty cool when the World cup final was played there just under 1 year ago. I also saw people playing foot volley on the beach that were amazingly good.
I took a guided tour of the Rocinha favela. This is the largest favela in Rio. It certainly was a great experience and left me in 2 minds. On 1 level I was pleased that upto 25% of people living there were described as middle class, there was banks there, a hospital, schools and a ...
... there now appeared the best samba schools of the city. So was pushed and pushed until reengagement the Security and the people forced back. When we were able to go to the station, we had to run because of the pressure of the people had become so great. The person behind me crashed but I could not help her because I myself had to take care that the crowd was not about me. When we got down, we saw that the machine to charge the Metro card did not work. We had to back out of the ...
... could pay for bus tickets. Luckily we have been to the airport before as you would never find the ATMs if you relied on signage. For anyone,s future reference head up the escalators in the centre of the building as far as you can go and you will find a bank of them side by side. By some strange coincidence you will already have passed four branches of a currency exchange operation on the arrivals level!
Anne meanwhile checked at ...