▲ 让我们和 Mark 共同游历这座“和平化”的贫民窟 —— 圣玛尔塔（Santa Marta），去探寻社区文化的独特魅力。
Rio is a city of 8 million plus and around 1 million of those people live in hillside communities, dotted around the city. While there has been negativity surrounding some of these communities, there is also a lot of positive action from the local people, striving to be better and improve their lives through tourism and charity organizations.
▲ 圣玛尔塔 — 色彩最丰富的贫民窟
Today I’m visiting the rainbow coloured Santa Marta, which from the bottom of the hill, looks like a child has built it out of Lego. There are houses stacked upon houses and it’s steep.
今天我参观了由山脚向上延伸的彩虹色贫民窟 — 圣玛尔塔，它看起来就像一个小孩建造的乐高。这里的房子与房子堆砌在一起，地势十分陡峭。
To get to the top of the hill I have to take a tram to the top. Many of the hillside communities have been helped by charitable organizations and the government and have had better transport built.
The Tram arrives and I squeeze on with other locals and tourists. It moves steadily but soon we are treated to amazing views of the city.
Five stops later and I’m at the top. There are some residents enjoying the sun under the watchful gaze of the statue of Christ the Redeemer who overlooks the city. My guide meets me at the tram stop, she lives in the community and her job is to show people around the maze of streets.