Quiosque-athon 2009 – Rio’s Kiosk Crawl

By Sarah Coursey, Editor

RIO DE JANEIRO - This Fourth of July in Rio the Norwegian flag will be proudly paraded from kiosk to kiosk in Zona Sul, from Leblon to Leme. Not to be confused with a blind American patriot, this banner is actually the official symbol of the Scandinavian-flavored event Quiosque-athon 2009. Its coinciding with the U.S. holiday is purely chance, as its pride is not of country but of beer.

The challenge is to drink a chopp (0.2 liters of beer) at approximately forty kiosks. That totals a hefty eight liters, equivalent to eight . . .

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