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“In the second week of the Olympic Games, we had double the usual number of tourists,” says Eduardo Cruxen, who co-owns Brazil Expedition, which specializes in local tours.

Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2016/08/24/brazil-rio-olympic-tourism-boom/#ixzz4IfDw9cm8

"For those seeking to dig deeper into Rio’s public art scene, there are street art tours in the city, including a four-hour tour from Brazil Expedition, which runs during the work week (or for groups on weekends)."

Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/news/2016/08/10/rio-de-janeiro-art-olympics/

Experiencing a flavor for favela life is an essential Rio experience, and a portion of sales proceeds on the Brazil Expedition tour (which includes free hotel transfers) directly benefit community projects in Rocinha.

Read more: http://www.fortheloveoftravel.net.nz/articles/rio-like-a-local

For a chance to explore Brazil with experienced guides, try out Brazil Expedition, which feature football, hanging gliding, surfing, samba, cooking and even favela tours!

Read more: http://jetsettimes.com/2015/02/19/brazil-tips-tricks-every-fyi-you-need-to-know/

"La primera semana de los Juegos fue floja, ahora está subiendo y se compara con carnaval, que tiene bastante demanda", apunta Cruxen, que organiza dos tours por día a la Rocinha y puede trasladar a unos 500 turistas por mes en temporada alta a la favela, la más visitada, una de las mayores de la ciudad y próxima al parque olímpico.

Ler más: http://www.elheraldo.co/deportes/el-turismo-olimpico-tambien-llega-las-favelas-de-rio-279172

I hooked up with Brazil Expeditions for their daily encounter in this heaving hillside shanty town, with a population of over 200,000 residents jam-packed into the hillside. My guide was Edson, a charismatic and enlightening 20-something resident of the favela, who started learning English just three years ago.

Read more: http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/lifestyle/travel/mike-yardley-remarkable-encounters-in-rio/

“Las personas de la favela son muy castigadas”, lamenta Cruxen. “Llamarles "afavelados" es como llamarles de segunda. Cuando ven al extranjero crean una conexión interesante y sana. Quiebra un estigma”.

Ler más: http://www.el-nacional.com/viajes/turismo-olimpico-siente-favelas-Rio_0_905909554.htm l

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