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Visiting Rocinha – Rio’s Largest Favela

Favela tours are increasingly becoming a popular activity while staying in Rio de Janeiro.  The history and cultural significance of these mini-communities go beyond the very essence of just being “slums.”  Rio favelas originated in the late 19th century as former slaves – who had no neither land ownership nor work options – started settlements in these neighbourhoods.  1,957 more words

South America

#TenPerCentTours - Tours Giving Back And Doing Good


Tour guiding is an enormously rewarding job. In nearly a decade I’ve all sorts of interesting people and share with them the things that I’m passionate about. 225 more words

Hackney Wick