Archive for the ‘People’ Category

A Dirty Welcome to New York   1 comment

Caught this ‘welcome committee’ at the international arrivals hall at JFK today.

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Life in Rocinha Favela   3 comments

These are the last pictures I’ll post from my trip to Rio de Janeiro in June. This favela, with over 70,000 inhabitants, is now a neighborhood favela, featuring 4 schools and several hospitals. It houses many middle-class Brazilians who like the affordable living within one of South America’s largest metropolises. Click on any picture to see them in slideshow format.

When was the last time…   1 comment

…you saw someone using a pay phone? It’s been a while for me, so it struck me as worthy of a quick snapshot.

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Favela Alleys   1 comment

The labyrinth of alleys in the Rocinho favela are best explored with someone who lives there. It’s easy to get lost. When in doubt, keep going downstairs, as eventually you’ll end up at the bottom of the hill where the favela ends. Click on any image to see them in slideshow format.

Children of the Favela   Leave a comment

We met these kids during our walk through the Rozinho favela in Rio last week. Click on any picture to see them in slideshow format.

Best World Cup Jersey   1 comment

Spotted on Copacabana Beach.

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Canon 7D, 40mm f/2.8
ISO 100
f/11
1/50 sec

Posted July 4, 2014 by Lutz Braum in America, People, Travel

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World Cup Fever in the Favelas   1 comment

On a tour of the Rocinha favela in Rio we watched these boys showing off some amazing footwork with a beat-up football. Click on any one of them to see them in slideshow format.

All images shot with Canon 7D, 40mm f/2.8 lens

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