Tag: Floresta da Tijuca

By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Two hundred families from the favela Morro do Borel in Tijuca are to leave their homes next month. Their houses, in case of heavy rains, are located in a...
Letter to the Editor I had been to Tijuca Forest (Floresta da Tijuca) a few times before, but I’d always taken it as another hike in the woods. Sure, I enjoyed it, but I’ve got to admit that it is...
By Nicole Pelligrino, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - As an extremely large yet tightly-knit, mostly middle-class enclave, Tijuca has everything one could ask for in a Carioca neighborhood. It has an interesting history with architecture both reminiscent of Rio’s...

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