Chill Hostel Rio
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An early morning wake up from Argentina and after final cuddles from Negrita we were whisked off to the airport, early enough to check in, but again meeting our expecations Aerolinhas Argentinas was (as Ann calls them) dos horas tardes (two hours late)...
After a confusion around which gate was what, we ended up at the right place at the …
Today we walked along the entire length of Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon beaches, a huge sweep of sand :) They close the main road that runs along the beach to cars and traffic on weekends so it was full of people walking, skate boarding, jogging, or whatever they wanted to do. Every now and then we'd stop and listen to some samba bands practicing on the road side - which was really great.
We've actually been doing a lot of walking since ...
... the beach football and bikinis and sipping a coconut. Long after the coconut water was gone, we continued walking and walking, splashing in the water and finally watching the sunset over one of the verdant hillsides. That is until we hit a wall. We calculated that we'd probably walked 40 miles in the last three days and that our feet and legs couldn’t take any more.
We could have greatly reduced our walking if we had understood that the ...
So Iīm here, itīs actually happening. I know it`s only been a couple
of days but if the rest of the trip is like this I will be very happy.
Getting on the plane felt a bit like the Friends episode where Chandler
goes to Yemen. I was sat next to two elderley Brazilian ladies who
spoke to me the whole way in Portugese but I seemed to nod and smile in
the right places as they didnīt get offended.
... on the beach below. It was great fun though :) Also went to the standard must-see sights....the Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain (expensive to go up!) and Lapa stairs. Nothing much to say other than they are the main sights and you should not leave Rio without seeing them. A warning about Christ the Redeemer...don't leave your stuff on the side while you take a photo...my iPhone got blown over :( I saw these main sights through a tour which ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsChill Hostel Rio Rio de Janeiro
very personable, good local hotel off the tourist trail in a ´pacified neighbourhood´. Very easy place to stay at
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