Live Like the Cariocas

For your next visit to RIO, why not live like the locals (or Cariocas). Sunday is traditionally spent enjoying the company of family and friends (brace yourself) NOT on the beach. But there’s still loads to do, as outlined by this cool article. Read on for suggestions on how to enjoy a lovely Carioca Sunday in Gávea.

http://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-travel/when-visiting-rio-spend-a-carioca-sunday-in-gavea/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheRioTimes+%28The+Rio+Times%29#

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Students Bring Love of Reading to RIO Favelas

Book lovers from the University of RIO de Janeiro recently paid a visit to the Babilonia favela with a very simple mission…reading to residents.  The outreach was part of a program known as FLUPP, aiming to promote literacy and readership in RIO.  Check out this cool article to find out more about FLUPP’s impact in RIO.

http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/books/article/rios-favelas-invaded…-by-book-lovers#When:08:56:30Z

Bruno Silva de Fonseca was one of a group of story tellers and book lovers from the University of Rio de Janeiro who visited the Babilonia favela near Copacabana recently to win over residents. – AFP video screenshot, November 15, 2015.