Hostel New Ipanema

Rua Barao da Torre 175/1, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Hostel
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I'm sick

A travel blog entry by davezinbrazil on Aug 02, 2014

I'm so mad. I'm so mad because I'm so sick. Not a little bit sick where you can go out still. I have everything including a unflattering cough, a oozing nose, desert like throat, pulsing brain, and zero energy. My last days in rio are terrible. Please god let me be cured for my last day tomorrow. Oh man I'm pretty down....

Gelato de Ipanema

A travel blog entry by gracefarmer on Apr 14, 2014

1 comment, 3 photos

... get to the rock which juts out into the ocean between Ipanema and Copacabana for sunset. Perching alongside others who gather to look over Ipanema, and watch as the sun sinks behind the two brothers (the mountains on the far side of the beach). When the final tip has disappeared people applaud, and flocks of fisherman appear to get their prime spot for the evening. It's the best view of Ipanema and a magical spot to watch the sunset. It is by no ...

Walk/rest

A travel blog entry by martypritchard on Feb 20, 2014

1 comment, 37 photos

... course found my way to the cactus garden straight away, & wow was it superb! Lots of huge trees, vines (devils ivy??) climbing up, which I've noticed is a trend even in the city, masses of bromeliads, air plants & orchids sprouting from limbs, nooks & other places (!) Had mister sloth pointed out to me by a nice family as I was walking past, otherwise would never have noticed him! Slowly (well he IS a sloth) ,asking his ...

Carnival, baby!

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey on Feb 19, 2014

74 photos

... samba drum beats, crowds of people dancing - the best was a massive circle in which people took turns dancing (one male, one female), and would then tag out with others in the large crowd. Timing appeared to be hugely important, as a number of people were removed from within the circle when they tried to tag in; as was etiquette - it appeared that it was necessary to acknowledge the drummers, acknowledge the other person in the circle of the same sex, before taking ...

Samb-tastic

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos on Dec 15, 2013

4 photos

... and others trying out their moves. Around 12.00 the pros came out, so everybody made a semi-circle to watch. The music was all live, with a 6-piece band playing all night, sometimes joined by a 40-odd drum sections with tambarines etc too - all at 1000 decibels.

After the pros, there was an amateur competition voted for by cheering in the crowd - thankfully I was not plucked from the audience as a competitor. Another great sight was a woman at least 90 years old; 4 ...

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This hostel, located in the Lagoa area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Hippie Fair Crafts Market, Santa Teresa Tram, Flamengo district, and Galeria Café.
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