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... granted like a sewerage system are luxuries in the favelas. The favela Vidigal was a wealthy favela and included some of the most amazing graffiti I have ever seen. Whilst walking along, we were interviewed by some journalists doing a documentary on the graffiti in the favelas and asked for our opinion. Question: "why did you come to see the graffiti in Brazil?" Answer from Kathy: "because they're really pretty." Well, ****, time to reconsider the ...
... Bay became a much more convenient export port.In 1808 prior to Napoleon invading Portugal,the Royal Court of Portugal hot footed it out of their own country and under King Jaos son ,Prince Pedro, the Queen and hundreds of noblemen settled in Rio and it became Queen Maria I ,seat of court.Prince Pedro then got his own way with his father,King Jaos, (by throwing a royal tantrum) and made Rio the capital in 1822 and then promptly declared Brazil to be"his" Kingdom,whilst his father ...