Travel Blogs from Rio de Janerio, Brazil

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The Night of the Long Knives, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

The Night of the Long Knives

A travel blog entry by catters

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... definately bought a smile to my face.  After an understandably quiet one last night, curled up watching a few DVDs, the plan today is to try and get any rays the sun manages to squeeze through the clouds here in Rio and have a big one ...

This is the end...., Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

This is the end....

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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... Jesus figure that overlooks Rio. The statue is huge, and impressive, but the views are even better - stunning views all over Rio - the Maracana football stadium, Flamego, Batafago, Sugar Loaf Mountain, Copacabana, Ipanema, to name but a few, as well ...

Day two Rio De Janerio, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Day two Rio De Janerio

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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Today was rather uneventful. I walked around Impanema and spent some time at the beach. I met up with the next group of people that I will be traveling South America with. This seems like a great deal. Nothing is planned other than our transportation ...

Rio de Janerio, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janerio

A travel blog entry by lynda.30

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At the Copa......., Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

At the Copa.......

A travel blog entry by mcgoniglejp

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Left Ilha Grande by boat then caught a bus for 2 hours to finally arrive in Rio. We didn´t have much time to get settled in the hotel because we wanted to catch both Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.  WOW.  We got to ...

Sugar Loaf and Jaws, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Sugar Loaf and Jaws

A travel blog entry by cmj

No time for a full update now, but Rio is treating me well. I've been here a couple days and I haven't even had a chance to hit the beaches yet. Time to remedy that ...

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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... we were all hungry and decided to walk to the mall. Our night ended with a walk to the famous Copacabana beach. Tuesday April 5, 2005 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil On this gloomy day, a few of us took the metro to downtown where we did some of our final ...

I go to Rio......., Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

I go to Rio.......

A travel blog entry by ksmc04

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Hello all, We are in Brazil!!!......where it is nuts. Beautiful & hot with long lazy days & a Brazilian way of doing things, ie slower. We got here late after Iberia (never ever,ever,ever, fly with them!!!) stuffed us about so we had to sleep ...

Rio De Janerio Day 5, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio De Janerio Day 5

A travel blog entry by blobby

I went with 5 other guys to the Marcana football stadium to pick up some tickets for 20 Real to Sundays game of Boa Vista vs Flamengo (local team) so that should be a really impressive experience and I cannot wait.  I just chilled out for the rest ...

Cristo Statue (aka the hippy on the hill), Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Cristo Statue (aka the hippy on the hill)

A travel blog entry by presto

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We heard about there being a massive statue of a famous hippy called G-Zeus on a hill somewhere in Rio, so we went to investigate this suspicious rumor. Turned out to be both very factual information, and dare i say it, pretty interesting. ...

Rio De Janerio Day 3, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio De Janerio Day 3

A travel blog entry by blobby

David and I took off on public buseses today to go and visit the Jesus Christ monument as you do here in Rio we got some great photos of the area with the minibus option up the hill rather than the train gives you far better photo options.  We then ...

Rio de Janerio- Day one, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio de Janerio- Day one

A travel blog entry by gary_cailin

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... to the first mountain nearly killed us, but it was certainly worth it. After that Wilson took us on a little tour of Rio; Copacobana & Impanema beaches, futher south of the city, and then we went for lunch. We drank something called Ahsieed (which came ...

Mountain, Monument and Madness, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Mountain, Monument and Madness

A travel blog entry by david_acraman

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I started my 9 week travels in Rio De Janerio, staying in a resonable hostel just up from Cococobana. Got ripped off by the Taxi driver from the airport (to be expected). Note to anyone thinking of travelling to Rio, stay in Ipenema not Cocacobana, as ...

Carnival Time!!  Feb 22-March 07, Rio de janerio, Brazil travel blog

Carnival Time!! Feb 22-March 07

A travel blog entry by stokenmait

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... rests, suncream, cheese on a stick (yummy), clothes, sarongs ....you name it, they had it! (LS) Things to remind us of Rio * Caiphrina´s * Man on street with gangreenous leg - Poor man * Thongs (or lack of) on the beach * Men going about their ...

Favela´s - the other side of Rio, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Favela´s - the other side of Rio

A travel blog entry by eoinmccarthy

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... was amazed as he had never seen anything like it before - rich Brazilians showing any interest. Maybe there is hope for Brazil's poor with the socialist Lula in power. Hopefully he can hold out against US pressure and implement some of the social ...

girl from ipanema, Rio de janerio, Brazil travel blog

girl from ipanema

A travel blog entry by amber

... really goes to, but still just walking along the beach taking in the brasilian babes and boys send chills up my back. rio itself is a beautiful city. set amongst little peaks, the inhabitants of the city are living squashed into this tiny space, ...

Rio is awesome, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio is awesome

A travel blog entry by presto

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... favela party. now for anyone that hasnt heard of these, the favelas are the absolute ghetto slums of certain cities, in this case Rio, and we were goin to a club there. we had armed guards, and the club bouncers inside and our were armed ...

Rio at Last!, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio at Last!

A travel blog entry by rio2dubai

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... guide) and all the look out points which people don´t get to. He even taught us some Portugese. We even saw the Rio Marathon (which Paul initially thought was the locals´ Sunday morning jog!!!) Paul and Nicola with Chirst the Redeemer in the far ...

New Year's in Rainy Rio !!, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

New Year's in Rainy Rio !!

A travel blog entry by eoinmccarthy

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After years of broken promises I finally made it Rio for New Years with massive beach parties at night and the chilling out and people watching on the worlds most famous strips of sand by day, surrounded by the beautiful mountains - and ...

Rio from the Christ the Redeemer, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio from the Christ the Redeemer

A travel blog entry by eoinmccarthy

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Back in Rio, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Back in Rio

A travel blog entry by weaselsontour

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After saying our goodbyes to Sean, Lloyd and Carly we flew back to Rio arriving back at Copacabana on the 24th for some serious R&R. It has been a wicked laugh at Carnival over the past 10days. We fly to Argentina on the 27th so will be ...

One last time, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

One last time

A travel blog entry by weaselsontour

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... . It was a really interesting morning. We were shown two Favelas - Rocinha and Vila Canoas. Rocinha is the largest favela in Brazil with an official population of 60,000 and unofficial estimates as high as 180,000. The people of Rocinha live packed ...

Feeling a little bit  better about ourselves, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Feeling a little bit better about ourselves

A travel blog entry by presto

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To put it pretty frankly, theres been too much drinking going on around these here parts. so in an attempt to cleans both the body and soul of any remaining demons, a few of us embarked on a little road trip to Santa Teresa. A wee town set ...

St Patricks Day, Visited Christ and Sugar loaf., Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

St Patricks Day, Visited Christ and Sugar loaf.

A travel blog entry by danijon

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Full day of sight seeing! From sunrise to sunset, we went to visit Christ (hope you like the buff Ceri!) popped into to a traditional art gallery (very cultural of us, and we needed to kill an hour) then headed to sugar loaf for sunset. Spent St ...

Rio Repeats, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio Repeats

A travel blog entry by chadandmizzie

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... behind Rio, to where the Portuguese King fled after Napoleon took Iberia. It was actually quite a stunning little town there - a little slice of the Alps in brazil. Spent 2 days wondering around the little town. Would highly recommend it to ...

Rio, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio

A travel blog entry by yasminboers

I have met up with Chantal and two of her friends, Cassey and Sarah in Rio. We went to the Jesus, Ipanema, Copacabana and the centre of town. I will be back in Rio when I fly home on the 30th of ...

Rio - what a beauty, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Rio - what a beauty

A travel blog entry by chadandmizzie

More beaches in ...

The show must go on!, Rio de Janerio, Brazil travel blog

The show must go on!

A travel blog entry by lucyorsman

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... a couple on honeymoon in our hotel who had just taken part, see the photos, they said it was fantastic. I think taking part in the Rio Carnival should be on everyones bucket list. We watch three samba schools, it's 1.30 am and we are very tired, we ...

back in Canada, rio de janerio, Brazil travel blog

back in Canada

A travel blog entry by heavyt

Well made it out of Carnival alive.  I was almost happy to get on the 28hr bus ride back to Rio.  The last few days in Rio were spent checking out a few touristy things and hittin the beach.  On our last day we kind of got in a bit over our ...

Off to Brazil, Rio De Janerio, Brazil travel blog

Off to Brazil

A travel blog entry by wood-duck

Brazil - ...

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