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Unique and unusual places to stay in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil

Private Yacht in Paraty – Rio de Janeiro The boat is anchored in the bay, near the quay of the schooners, in the Historic Center of Paraty in Rio de Janeiro state. Boarding is done with an inflatable boat with a 15hp engine. No one better than the sailor Michel to be your host on […]

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Tourists seek hostels in favelas of Rio de Janeiro

In search of lower rates and a unique experience, many brazilian and foreign tourists are planning to stay in hotels, specially hostels in favelas in Rio de Janeiro In 2011, a journalist from the northeastern state of Ceara, Sidney Pereira Filho, was at the ‘Morro Dona Marta’ (Rio de Janeiro) to report on community tourism. There […]

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