a blog with cultural bulimia.

Saturday, April 24, 2004

rocinha: this is not a movie!

Man and Baby walk through the streets of Rocinha near one of 1.300 policeman that occupied the slum, in Rio de Janeiro. [See more pictures]

rocinha: this is not a joke!

:::: Rocinha Favela Tour ::::

"Visit the largest slum in latin América with students from the Rocinha tourism Workshop. Rejane Reis is the coordinator of the workshop which train local youngsters as guide to take you on this unique tour. Your visit will help our project as well as creat work opportunities within the community. Be assured this is an absolutely safe tour as the locals welcome tourists and visitors alike. You may also purchase locally handcrafted items while on tour, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil."

"You're welcome to bring your camera or VCR"