Rio

Rio, a perfect city that is almost impossible to not love. But Tony only wishes that he could enjoy his time more in this Brazilian paradise as he nervously awaits his wife's Jiu Jitsu battle.

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Borudain in Rio
Borudain in Rio

Borudain in Rio

"Contrary to how it may look, I am NOT cruising Ipanema Beach for guys while my wife works out at the gym." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Bourdain in Rio

Bourdain in Rio

"Ahh, Rio, the Marvelous City. It's good to be back." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Bourdain in Rio

Bourdain in Rio

"Deep thoughts before the big fight." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Ipanema Beach, Rio. This is where Cariocas come to play." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Bourdain in Rio

Bourdain in Rio

"My delicate little flower. You don't want to see her Flying Kimura." - Tony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Rocinha in Rio
Rocinha in Rio

Rocinha in Rio

Tony walks with Rocinha local, Paulo Amendoim. 960 1280

  

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Tony and local chef/restaurant owner Danni Camillo enjoy fried sardines and seafood soup at Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro. 960 1280

  

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Bar Urca in Rio de Janeiro

Zach Zamboni films outside of Bar Urca. 960 1280

  

Ipanema Beach

Ipanema Beach

Zach Zamboni and Todd Liebler pull up a chair while filming Tony at Ipanema Beach. 960 1280

  

Ipanema Beach

Ipanema Beach

Tony takes in Ipanema Beach. 960 1280

  

Rocinha, the largest favela

Rocinha, the largest favela

Rocinha, the largest favela (shanty town) in Rio, is home to thousands of impoverished people. 960 1280

  

Children from Rocinha fly kites

Children from Rocinha fly kites

Tony watches as some children from Rocinha fly kites on Paulo Amendoim's rooftop. 960 1280

  

Conditions in the favela of Rocinha

Conditions in the favela of Rocinha

Tony learns that conditions in the favela of Rocinha are improving -- electricity and water have been installed where there had been none, and a constant police presence has helped keep the drug lords out of power. 960 1280

  

CADEG Market

CADEG Market

Tony and his wife, Ottavia, have lunch at the CADEG Market. 960 1280

  

Mirante da Prainha

Mirante da Prainha

Tony with Dolores, a Rio native, at Mirante da Prainha. 960 1280

  

Jiu Jitsu fight

Jiu Jitsu fight

Tony talks with his wife, Ottavia, before her Jiu Jitsu fight. 960 1280

  

Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu

Tony talks with Igor Gracie and Bruno Neves. The Gracie family is responsible for the Instituto Kapacidade, a school that teaches kids from the favela the basics of Jiu Jitsu. 960 1280

  

Dinner of Feijoada

Dinner of Feijoada

Tony sits down to a dinner of Feijoada – a traditional bean stew with beef and pork -- with his wife and Valquiria (right) at the home of Igor Gracie’s mother. 960 1280

  

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