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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 Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Celebrating the World Environment Day (Dia Mundial do Meio Ambiente) on June 5th, Pão de Açucar (The Sugarloaf) is promoting variety of free activities from 10:30 AM to 5PM. In...
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 Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Bondinho do Pão de Açúcar - the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car - celebrates its centenary this Saturday, October 27th. Indisputably one of Rio’s most iconic landmarks and most successful tourist...
By Nicole Pelligrino, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - A ride on the Santa Teresa trolley (called the "bondinho" in Rio) is like a journey through time. At the bondinho’s main station in Centro at Largo da Carioca, a quick...

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