Close up of Brazilian hillside Favelas ~ a common sight throughout Brazil's major cities. Home to millions of urban poor and rural migrants who leave the countryside seeking jobs. Many of the slums are plagued by violence linked to drug trafficking.
Paulista Avenue, São Paulo, in the Suffice to say, the Volkswagen bug was by far the most common car throughout the and at least in São Paulo and Rio. I drove an avocado-colored one (towards bottom left) for many happy years.