Favela in Brazil

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Pedro Chavedar

A major problem in Brazil is social inequality. In Rio de Janeiro the difference is so clear that very different people living very close. The Favela Santa Marta is a few meters from the neighborhood of Botafogo, the famous beach Copacabana and tourist point Pão de Açúcar. In Brazil the differences between social classes can be seen at all times, especially in the villas of the population.

Location: Favela Santa Marta, Rio de Janeiro


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