Editorial, by Stone Korshak

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - When I first traveled to Rio de Janeiro in 2002, it was my next ‘adventure travel’ trip after Cuba - which was basically illegal to go to as a U.S. citizen then. I note that only to point out how exotic a location it was to me at the time, a long way further than the Caribbean islands or even Mexico.

Then in 2002-2004 the Fernando Meirelles film “City of God” came out and captivated the world, and in 2004 I made my first month-long stay to Rio as well . . .

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