Tag: Gondôla

By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As of April 25th, the Complexo do Alemão teleférico (gondola) passed to new management and extended its current operating hours, which also now include Sundays and holidays. The responsibility for...
By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new cable car that links Morro da Providência to Central do Brasil station and the Cidade do Samba is still yet to open, eight months after its completion in May...
By Andrew Willis, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The new cable car, or ‘Teleférico’, which is planned for Rio’s Morro da Providência favela community, is now set to open this May according to authorities. The second of...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following the success of the gondola system in the Complexo do Alemão in 2011, a new ‘Teleférico’ is set to begin testing next month on the Morro do Providência. The new...
By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The official withdrawal of the Brazilian Armed Forces from the Complexo do Alemão, in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone), is scheduled to take place this Thursday, June 28th. It...
By Lacy Edney, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Pão de Açucar (The Sugarloaf) sits impressively between the ocean and the riveting landscape that makes up Rio de Janeiro. One hundred years after its cable car inauguration in 1912,...
Opinion, by Michael Kerlin RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At the five-year mark before it opens its Summer Olympics, Rio de Janeiro is celebrating the one month birthday of a new alpine gondola system fit for the Winter Olympics. From...



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