Hostel Villa Santana

Rua Vinte de Abril 12, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20231-020, Brazil | 2 star hostel
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Sugar Loafs and Favelas

A travel blog entry by nickjackets


... some enlightened people would help me to understand why such places exist and still exist in our world and the answers were as suspected ,multi faceted and complex.I did not want to make up my own opinion by just seeing an image which is what we all tend to do when we via away from something we dont like or dont wish to see. I wanted to find out about the lives of the people who live there and listen to their stories before I evan attempted to pass any knowledge onto other ...

RIO: Carnaval, sea-beaches and views

A travel blog entry by rivkapi


... if beer since 7000BC. At the end you get beer. You learn how it is produced.
The bus to the Rovadevia (central station) went throught many villages. I arrived in Rio~s Rovadevia at 20:00, and wrote the above pages from an internet cafe.

07/03/2014 - Rio: Center guided tour, Hisory museum
I went to Lapa, to see the stairs decorated by Selaron. Well, in Dina´s photoes they look much better... no need to climb. Guess what I saw? A free guided ...

Our Last Party

A travel blog entry by mel_chris


... were quite necessary and helped to sober us up a little before we crashed into bed.

Chris was ok the next day, me, not so much. Breakfast was slow but well worth it. There was plenty of tropical fruit available so we ate quite a lot of that and regained some vitamins back into our deprived bodies. We took a taxi to Sugar Loaf, the iconic hill that overlooks the city from the top end of Copacabana beach. Cable cars transport visitors to the top and ...

Argentina V Brazil - The Championship Match

A travel blog entry by emezzy


... off at several beautiful secluded beaches and a lagoon for snorkelling. Did I mention the water was bathwarm AND there were unlimited Caipirinha cocktails? Now I know what you are thinking... and I agree. Drinking on a boat and attempting to swim is dangerous, debatably more dangerous than driving a car under the influence (takes me back to year 8 Life with Adam Dowie). Which is why my friends and I invested in a floatie. Best decision ever. I actually think ...

City of God

A travel blog entry by tarqdee


... our way from the top down, literally just walking on our own through the maze if streets, the people are happy and cheerfull and greet us friendily. They say the same people that would rob you outside the favella would smile and have a beer with you in it, this is definitely the case. They apparently have a bit of an unspoken code that you rob tourists outside the favelas and not inside them! But we personally never experienced anything other than kind ...

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This 2 star hostel, located in the Centro area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Teatro Municipal, Barra da Tijuca, Chacara do Ceu Museum, and Ponta da Areia.
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