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The favella  
   

The favella

Our guide and some of the favella kids - was really insightful into the life of the favella - 250,000 people live here in this Rochina favella.
Week 1 - Rio De Janeiro!

February 3rd 2010
So, Finally we get a chance to update our blog - sorry its taken a while but the internet is slow and we have not been able to update photos until now! We flew out at 7am on Tuesday 26th (Australia day) to Rio and its taken a bit of temperature adjustment!!! Gone from -3 to +40 degrees!! We spent our first week in Rio doing all the sights - Cristo Redentor, Sugar Loaf mountain, Ipanema Beach an ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Ipanema

Brazilian Flag Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
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