?Safe Danger? Tours: The Growth of Favela Tourism in Brazil
In Brazil , growing number of tourists are flocking to Rio de Janeiro?s slums (favelas). On hills overlooking the city?s glitzy beaches, Rio?s favelas purport to offer a more authentic experience for the tourist weary of pre-packaged resort vacations. Worldwide, these ?safe danger? expeditions are alternately termed ?slum tourism,? ?poorism,?