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Caption for image above: “Manila is home to hundreds of slums. Smokey Tours visits the Baseco neighborhood, where informal settlers live along the Pasig River”; Source: National Geographic

For this post, I wanted to share a wonderful article written by National Geographic on Slum tourism:  Inside the Controversial World of Slum Tourism

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“Smokey Tours does not allow participants to take photos, but this policy proves difficult to enforce”; Source: National Geographic

 

More on slum/favela tourism HERE and HERE. 

You may also find these articles on the aesthetization of poverty of interest as well.

 

 

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