A place where I believe that would be scary is Rio in Brazil. In other classes we have discussed what happens in Favelas and it is terrifying. The reality of this place is murders, violence, drugs, and rape. A gang of guys who carry guns and shotguns "own" the Favelas and are very rebellious. In this case, anything can happen which is why I believe this is scary to me. @Miss Shiller

A place where I believe that would be scary is Rio in Brazil. In other classes…

A typical street in Rocinha favela, Rio de Janeiro

A Night in the Largest Favela in Rio de Janeiro

A typical street in Rocinha favela, Rio de Janeiro

morro alemão,  favela da Rocinha no Rio de Janeiro, Brasil | Valentina Joaquina, Local Nomad

Going up the Teleferico to experience the Real Rio de Janeiro. Incredible and breathtaking views -The hills of Alemão with Bambui Eco Tour.

Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, c. 1975, California art by Dong Kingman. HD giclee art prints for sale at CaliforniaWatercolor.com - original California paintings, & premium giclee prints for sale

Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, c. 1975

Rio de Janeiro's mountainside favelas are as iconic as some of the city's famous landmarks – but offer a completely different perspective to the main tourist sites. Formerly dangerous no-go areas, many are now safe and open, welcoming visitors on favela tours and music nights at bars held within the communities

Favelas of Rio de Janeiro – in pictures

Rio de Janeiro's mountainside favelas are as iconic as some of the city's famous landmarks – but offer a completely different perspective to the main tourist sites.

Mario Tama/Getty Images  The Alemão favela complex in Rio de Janeiro, viewed from the cable car.

Rio Olympics: view from the favelas – 'Hopes of pacification are shattered'

Mario Tama/Getty Images The Alemão favela complex in Rio de Janeiro, viewed from the cable car.

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