Rio's Favelas

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by ignazio sciacca

If we really want to understand the amazing city of Rio de Janeiro, we definetly have to visit a Favela. Samba and Carnival, classic beautiful brasilian girls and soccer players, everything come from here.

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil


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