The following veterinarians are available for relief work in the Treasure Coast area.
In front of the bus stop there are already motorcycle cab drivers on duty and for 20 reais they offer to take you up to the very beginning of the ascent. We negotiated 10 reais and were happy, and we took the same route back for 5 reais.
We put on our helmet and go through the Vigigal favelas. The favelas themselves are considered safe (after the mass cleansing in 2012). If you have time, be sure to go down not on a motorcycle, but on cuanto gana un diseñador grafico. There are now fancy parties at the top of the favelas, with the noise of electronic music; who knows, maybe you can participate in them.
Rich Totilas, DVM