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Rocinha favela, Rio de Janeiro

Doing a tour of the infamous Rio favelas (slums) is now relatively easy. With everything becoming touristy, for a certain fee you can get your fix of poverty porn in Rio de Janeiro. The...

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Dear RoseChasm: India, the Untold Story

Dear RoseChasm (or is it Michaela Cross?), I read your India story. I empathized. I understood. I even shared it with influential people in the travel business asking them to pass it on to...

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Wild Haven, PO Mavanalla, Masinagudi

Surrounded by a panoramic view of the Nilgiri mountains and valleys, this hotel is run by local people for a genuine experience of the jungle. Wild Haven is situated on the Ooty-Mysore road, surrounded...