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By Mariana Sales, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Nestled high up in the center of Rio de Janeiro is Santa Teresa, one of the most bohemian areas in town. With its green streets, cultural atmosphere and breath-taking art...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The bonde tram of Santa Teresa doubles as local transportation and iconic tourism draw for the bohemian hillside neighborhood, although after a tragic accident in 2011 it took until 2015...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Santa Teresa has long been known as Rio’s charming, bohemian neighborhood. Located at the top of winding, cobbled streets, far from the coastline Rio is famous for, it shows...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Since the tragic accident in 2011, the iconic bonde tram in Rio's hillside Santa Teresa has been sorely missed. While this year has finally seen parts of the rail...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio’s much-loved bonde, or tram system, is to begin a fourth phase of testing tomorrow, October 21st, as part of its long-awaited revival. A stretch of track linking the...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The popular bonde (tram) that takes passengers from Rio de Janeiro's Centro to bohemian neighborhood Santa Teresa is set to start a new phase in construction with the goal...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The widely missed bonde (tram) in Santa Teresa, suspended since 2011, will start first tests with passengers today (July 27th), on a 1.7km stretch of the final 10.5km between...
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sixty-five artists will participate in the 25th edition of Arte de Portas Abertas (Open Door Art) in Santa Teresa this weekend. Running from 10AM to 6PM on July 25th and...
By Georgia Grimond, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Tuesday, July 7th the State Department of Transportation began ten days of testing of Rio’s revived bonde (tramline) that has been a historic and iconic feature of the hilltop...
By Ruth Faulkner, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Located above the Rio de Janeiro neighborhoods of Gloria and Lapa in Centro, Santa Teresa is famous for its winding, narrow streets which are a favorite spot for artists and...
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