RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It was very sad news to see a young French tourist fall from the Santa Teresa Bonde (trolly) last week. Such a unnecessary tragedy for his family, and the whole city was surprised and shocked. Well, maybe not shocked, anyone who had ridden that trolly felt a twinge of danger as it passed over the Lapa aqueduct (Arcos da Lapa) descending to its final stop in Centro.
My first ride on it was in . . .