Villa Laurinda

Rua Laurinda Santos Lobo 98, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20240-270, Brazil | 3 star b&b
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When it rains it pours!

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

Woke up and made our way to the Rodoviario. Got a taxi straight from the villa as we could not find a way to the bus station without walking through loads of favelas. As we left Santa Teresa the roads were like a river - taxi driver explained this was because all the rubbish from the favelas had blocked up the drains. Got the bus tickets and then …

Christ the Redeemer

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal


Caught a taxi up Cocovado to visit Christ the Redeemer. Paid the taxi driver to wait at the bottom $R 60 and went up to the top. There were loads of people up there but the view of Rio was amazing. Everyone was posing for photos with their arms held out like Christ. When we got back down to meet the taxi driver he had left - with our money. Luckily …

Sugar Loaf

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal


First day in Rio De Janeiro...
Staying in a beautiful colonial villa in Santa Teresa. We took a taxi to Sugar Loaf Mountain (you need to get taxis to most places). Cost $R 44 each, but it was worth it - the cable car took us up through the clouds but as we were at the top, the clouds parted and we could see Christ the Redeemer and the bay below …

Our Last Party

A travel blog entry by mel_chris


... dirty. It may have also had something to do with us discovering the local drink, Caipirinha. They went down very easily so after drinking several of these we went for a walk down the beach and ended up drinking several more! They tasted good and we were having a lot of fun. We had several chats and photos with local people. I also drove a few hard bargains and ended up with a couple of new bikini tops and a new sarong! Dinner was a couple of pizza ...

Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by kdo.omalley


... Cardboard, plastic tarps and things like that are used. No running water either. It's a fun city! We are staying in a hostel. It is one block from the beach. Students and travers stay here and it is less expensive than a hotel. There is a tv room, dining/sitting room, kitchen and shower rooms. Even a cat that lives here. ...

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This 3 star B&B, located in the Santa Teresa area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Barra da Tijuca, Palacio do Catete, Ruins Park (Parque das Ruinas), and Chacara do Ceu Museum.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding