By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - Bordered by Botafogo, Catete and Laranjeiras, Flamengo represents a different aspect of Zona Sul. This little corner of tradition and tranquility is well worth considering as an alternative to the ever-popular neighborhoods just to the south.
The roads Marques de Abrantes and Senador Vergueiro are the two main arteries through the district, with the former running along the line of the Metro on which both Flamengo and Largo do Machado are the local stops. Rua Paissandu dissects both roads . . .