Hostel Pousada Favelinha
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel Pousada Favelinha Rio de Janeiro
This is a little hostel in the middle of one of the most easy going favelas. We took the double room after a long flight and it was more then worth it. A master bed, including a private bathroom and toillet, a prime view over Rio itself and by night you get to see a jungle of lights! Every morning you get a breakfast (included) excisting out of coffee, cheese and ham, butter, jam, dulce de leche and fresh fruit every day. It's so close to the center that everything you wanna do is easy by foot.
The only downpart is finding this little paradise in the first place.
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... Greek Australian girl who works reception, funnily enough we both started to like this hostel a lot more. The next day it was off to try the beaches and first on the list was Copacabana. Rio is one of those bizarre places that is built up like London but then you turn around and a stunning white sand beach is right there. It was like having the perfect beach holiday but without the row of restaurants and ice cream shops. After searching high and low we finally found an old man ...
... the Portuguese menu but ended up with a really tasty chicken dish. When we got back there was a big party at the guest house but for the first time in our lives we didn't attend and went to bed!!! We must be getting old ha ha!! Day 104- New Years eve! NYE started with a very early start to the beautiful Christ the Redeemer (the big Jesus on the hill). We got the first train there and literally ran the last steps to be the first one up there and get a photo with the big ...
... but most slums are on the outskirts of the city hidden away from the centre. What makes Rio's favelas so interesting is that they are pretty much in the city itself intertwined with the other affluent hillside neighbourhoods.
Favelas in Rio were originally settlements for soldiers returning from various campaigns and they later became the 'go to' area for all the poor and homeless. Over time, many communities were established and the favelas were born. There are ...
... start the trip. Saw the big Jesus (really need to find out what that's actually called) on the hill and I think you can see it from the end of my street, gonna go out for a little explore in a minute and see what's around. So yeah not much to tell really mainly to let the family know I'm still alive, I'll update in a few days once I've actually seen and done some stuff! ...
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