Chill Hostel Rio

Ladeira Ari Barroso 35, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22010-060, Brazil | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro

It's Rio

A travel blog entry by vanhise


Our first day in Rio was filled with sightseeing - but the congested traffic and crowds made it difficult to fit as much in as I had planned. We started with a tour of the favelas - a fascinating experience. Unlike Soweto in Johannesburg, these self-built homes have electricity, running water, cable tv service. They are cramped and there are no roads and they are built on steep slopes, so walking around is a workout. Our guide, who ...

The last days of Christ

A travel blog entry by klartman


... senile dementia sufferers? I decided to take a walk in the direction the buses were headed and eventually found them parked up.

Missed my stop accidentally on purpose and found myself in the city centro, reckoning there was plenty of time to explore. To be honest it wasn't very endearing and didn't feel entirely safe so I walked ten minutes to the nearest Metro back to Gloria.

After some more hand waving I eventually got ...

...each one she passes goes A-a-a-h...

A travel blog entry by nikkirech


... flour) and is served with everything from stews to barbecued meats - it is a Brazilian staple. Farofa works well to soak up all of the juices, and yet it doesn't get soggy. I'm not sure how it manages this magic, but the stuff is pure heaven. I'm convinced Farofa should be served with everything! You pour some of this vinaigrette over your meat and then mix in a little bit of the Farofa, and oh my! I know, I ...

RIO: Carnaval, sea-beaches and views

A travel blog entry by rivkapi


... of samba schools. Each show takes 1 hour and thare aoe more than 1000 people dancing, wearing different TACHPOSOT, a band (+thr truck, batrie, of course) + 8-10 long and high stages, each represants different show, lighted and many samba dancerrs are on it. The audiences are mainly Brazilians, they are very excited and sing all these hours. There is a break for 1/2 an hour between afterr each school. At the beginning if each school they announce some ...

Rioting in Rio

A travel blog entry by filipmontberg


... was delicious and we ate so much so I was happy! Since we had paid so much Fabian wanted to get his moneys worth and eat until the kitchen was bled dry. I think we were somewhat successful but now we've had enough meat for weeks! We ended the evening by going to the Escadaria Selarón a "tribute to the brazilian people" by the chilean artist Jorge Selarón. It was absolutely beautyful and full of interesting hippies who were smoking something ...

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This hostel, located on Ladeira Ari Barroso 35, Rio de Janeiro, is near Ipanema Beach, Claudio Coutinho Trail, Rio Sul Shopping Center, and Botafogo Bay.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsChill Hostel Rio Rio de Janeiro

    Reviewed by soooz

    A nice easy going hostel

    Reviewed Feb 10, 2011
    by (2 reviews) , Brazil Flag of Brazil

    very personable, good local hotel off the tourist trail in a ´pacified neighbourhood´. Very easy place to stay at

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Chill Hostel Rio Rio de Janeiro

    3.00 of 5 stars Good