|People had the same misconceptions about SA for the 2010 World Cup. Yes these places have crime problems and are dangerous, but if you stay out of the dodgy areas and be sensible enough, you'll be fine.|
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sport 11,543 posts
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Dougs 62,256 posts
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The good thing is, they have almost a dry run with the world cup in 2014. Which I will be entering every competition going to get there for.
The-Bodybuilder 12,886 posts
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ecureuil wrote::-D Love it.
Seriously though, remember the fear of a terrorist bombing during our Olympics? (touch wood) I'm sure no tourist wanted to get blown to pieces either.
Brazil is my dream country. I'm already saving for both the WC and will certainly be at the Olympics too.
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Psychotext wrote:Everyone (including me) said that about South Africa for the World Cup, but it seemed to go OK.
Tempted to go to this... but Rio seems like the sort of place you get robbed, stabbed or kidnapped. =/
They'll just bulldoze all the slums into the sea and ship the inhabitants up the Amazon.