Favela Tourism Off the Ground in Alemão

By Nathan M. Walters, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Most guide books will say no trip to Rio is complete without a ride on the gondola, which used to refer only to visiting the Pão de Açucar (Sugar Loaf) for a view of the bay. Now more people are finding their way to the Complexo do Alemão favelas to enjoy a different type of high-ride experience on the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?