O Veleiro Bed and Breakfast
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The last few days of our trip were spent in Rio de Janeiro. We ended up regretting this a little as we found our accommodations and the city itself much more breathtaking and relaxing than Buenos Aires. We totally wish we would have spent the majority of our time here instead! A future return trip to Rio would have to include Carnival or a World …
Napped, walked down to eat, looked to buy bus tickets to Canavieras and came back to O Velerio for the evening.Hat and eyeglasses casualties for the day.
Most people don't need to watch Disney's animated film of the same name (the one with the annoying, samba-ing parrot) to know that Rio is famous for its beaches, colourful people (and apparently birds) and of course, the Carnaval. But what they didn't tell us in the film is that there's a right time for all this. And the middle of July - Brazil's …
No, it's not a cuss word in Portuguese. It's the name of the rustic little place that we're staying in while in Rio. We booked the place the day before we arrived in Rio, so you can imagine that we were a little pressured into finding a roof over our heads and had no expectations. Later, we realized we're already planning well ahead than "normal" …
Forgot to mention we went to the football at the Maracana stadium... lesson learned...
Don't believe everything you read. Lonely Planet suggests that if you sit in the open area at the bottom of the Maracana stadium the locals will throw dead chickens and bottles of **** on your head. After some time Dave convinced me to sit with the rest …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsO Veleiro Bed and Breakfast Rio de Janeiro
Beautiful location, lovely room and breakfasts, and the most wonderful hosts! Highly recommend!
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