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Why it is safe to spend the holidays in a favela… Also check out CNN´s 2009 Blog and photos of Pousada Favelinha and the security situation! Although our website has not been online for a long time, we have already received quite a few e-mails asking questions about the “security” at our place. In Europe and America it can often be read in the...

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Overview: The Hostel Favelinha in Detail Promotion until the end of 2014: Whoever brings toys or dolls for the children in our favela, will receive two caipirinhas for free upon arrival. We need anything for our new children´s project, new or old, be it dolls, cars, pens or chalk, wooden toys etc…whatever you can think of! Thanks! Check out some Videos...

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FAVELINHA – Brazil´s first Favela Hostel – since 2004!   In a very central part of the city (Laranjeiras/Santa Teresa), inside Rio´s most beautiful and tranquil favela, the unique Hostel “Favelinha” welcomes travelers from around the world. It gives backpackers and other interested tourists the opportunity to discover what life is...