Mama Ruisa

132 Rua Santa Cristina, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20241-250, Brazil | 4 star hotel
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Beach Life

A travel blog entry by dwmjmm


First thing this morning we took a taxi to the Botanical Gardens. An oasis of calm amidst the bustle of the rest of the city with amazing trees, sudden unexpected views of Christ the Redeemer and a wonderful collection of orchids. After wandering around there for quite a while we managed to catch another taxi down to Leblon beach and …

Vendor vs vendor !

A travel blog entry by kate.anthonisz


Today was a later start, we focused on getting the tickets today which was an endearing experience. When we arrived at the venue we couldn't find the place so we tried to get directions from a security guard along the route. At this point, an elderly Portuguese woman decided to take us by the hand and show us the way herself. Speaking no English, she said hello to everyone along the way and asked for directions ...

Carnival Baby!!!

A travel blog entry by emandscotty


... not board unless I had a continuing flight out of Brazil. So I bought one to Buenos Aires on the spot... via Paraguay. I managed to board the plane and got off in Toronto to explain my luggage needed to be re-tagged from Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires. Not a good idea. Toronto people are not like their Western counterparts. I was totally abused and thrown off the plane. However I stood my ground and was not having some heavily made up, upstart, air traffic controller ...

Thunder and lightning, very, very frightening...2

A travel blog entry by rmhtraveller


... into the hotel, Marcelo advised that the weather in Rio is often changeable, with lots of rain at this time of the year, so we should take advantage of seeing Sugarloaf Mountain whilst the weather is good. We hailed a cab and the porter explained where we we wanted to go. That was fine, and our cab driver thought he was a bit of a tour guide, and whilst driving the cab was pointing to the sights. At this point, the whole conversation was carried out in Portuguese. I do not understand ...

1st stop Rio, where the rain finally stopped!

A travel blog entry by humpooper


... Rodrigo de Freitas. Which is a huge lagoon in the middle of Rio. It had the potential to be amazing when sunny as there was lots of lagoon side restaurants and pedalos. Of course with the rain all we saw were joggers and locals catching buses. We did catch a glimpse of 'Christo Redentor' on the top of the mountain for a few seconds before clouds and rain covered it again. That convinced us, we were actually in Rio! The second day we went on our Favela tour, ...

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This 4 star hotel, 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