‘Forget drug gangs, Rio’s favelas are for partying’

This article was written by Graham Vincent The allure of Rio de Janeiro is beguiling; the white, sandy beaches, the beautiful people, the breathtaking landscape. Yet an altogether more ‘real’ Rio experience is enthralling tourists, predominantly backpackers. The music is frenetic, the atmosphere intense. Semi-naked bodies writhe to the pounding beat of the music. Gringoes almost seem incongruous in the

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