Harrison Ford Visits Rio de Janeiro Favela

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 The Hollywood actor Harrison Ford, visited a “favela” or shantytown in Rio de Janeiro.

English: Harrison Ford at the Cannes film fest...

English: Harrison Ford at the Cannes film festival. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The actor who is world-renowned for playing Indiana Jones was accompanied by his wife Calista Flockhart and their son Liam. They were welcome by the municipal housing secretary of Rio de Janeiro.

 

Mr. Ford visited 16 apartments which has been created to help 177 residents who had been abandoned nearby environmental protection areas to have sustainable housing where they currently live.

 

Mr. Ford also visited the area after enjoying the 2013 Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janeiro. As has been stated in many earlier posts on ExcitingRio.com, the 2013 Carnival celebrations in Rio hosted many Hollywood celebrities this year.

 

Rio de Janeiro is becoming very much an international destination. Many Hollywood celebrities, singers, actors, many other personalities truly desire to visit the Marvelous City. Mr. Ford will be adding his name to the list of celebrities such as Will Smith, Kim Kardashian, and hosts of others that have visited the city over the past month.


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