Grows House

Rua Barao de Guaratiba, 20, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22.211-150, Brazil | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro

When my baby smiles at me I go to Janeiro.

A travel blog entry by simonandspencer


... Eliana explained, Rio is a combination (contrast?) of forest and beaches and very beautiful). Corcovado is 800 metres high and is made of concrete and tiled in soapstone (like a mosaic). Like many things that you have seen images countless times, when you see it is more amazing in real life (just like the Taj Mahal). It was a bit cloudy (and very busy) but we were able to get some great photos of the Statue and the views of the around (Lagao and Ipanema and Leblon ...

Brazil - Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by woodyandsmith

... few drinks, we had a go at salsa - the single girls were already looking like pros being led around by Brazilian men. However we weren't such naturals haha after crashing into a few couples, bruising each other's feet and a few ill times twirls we gave up. The next morning we had our favela tour which was an experience. We walked 2km from the too to the bottom of Rosenia, the biggest favela in South America. There were strict ...

A Beautiful Mess

A travel blog entry by stewy08


... which leads us onto the dance floor, performing quite badly alongside some talented samba stylists. 'You've got no rhythm' declares a tipsy Karen. But a few caipirinhas later and her motor skills are closer to those of Stephen Hawking! Known by the locals as 'Cidade Maravilhosa' (Wonderful City), Rio certainly lived up to its name in our time in the city. It's fair to say it's not without it's problems but the good definitely outweighed the bad in our opinion. Next Stop: Paraty and ...

If you're happy & u know it shake your tambour

A travel blog entry by pinklady27


... Christ the Redeemer'. We had chosen to do an excursion since trying to see all we wanted under our own steam during the time the ship was in port would have been difficult. Following the call, "Coach number 39", we boarded the plush, clean, air conditioned vehicle, settling into its comfortable leather clad seats. No need to brush off food and other unidentifiable detritus here, this was transportation cruiser style! As we drove through the city ...

The Amazing Iguazu Falls and Rio

A travel blog entry by griggs.jill


... we walked amongst at the bird park. A walk from our hotel took us down to the Brazillian side of the falls with great views of the Devils Mouth, San Martin Island, a raging torrent. Truly amazing. a trip across the boarder to Argentina took us right into the heart of the falls. 2 km walk along a metal bridgehead us to the very edge of the Devil. I am not sure just how to describe it, it was noisy, loud, quite a breathtaking place to ...



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