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Monday, May 13, 2013

Tourists ride high above Rio’s shantytowns in cable car

Homes are lit at night as cable-cars move commuters, and tourists, over the Complexo do Alemao c shantytowns in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The cable-car system linking six of its hilltops over a 2.3-mile route has become a popular tourist attraction.