The following photos were taking Spring of 2011 in the Rocinha favela of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during a tour organized through Marcelo Armstrong. To read more about our tour, click here http://pauperswithouttravel.com/2012/04/08/224/
Rocinha, the largest favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The local barber shop.
An artisan’s reaction to the camera.
The typical laundry lines found on most balconies.
An artisan’s daughter unleashes her energy.
Christ the Redeemer’s back facing Rocinha.
A young boy amidst cables.
Handmade paintings of the favelas from a relatively royal perspective.
Twisted power lines.
To read more about our experience visiting the favelas, click here: