Lingua Solta Hostel

Rua Candelaria 106, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20091-020, Brazil | Hostel
Prices starting from $44.00
 

Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro

Favela Do Vidigal and Morro Dois Irmãos = ama

A travel blog entry by kate.anthonisz

2
27

... with a spinach and salmon and a Hama and cheese pie, plus, my first coffee in Brazil (they're not the best unfortunately). Then quickly hit the shops to buy some needed things like water etc. After this, we came back home to get ready for our tour. We went across to the hostel expecting the same thing as yesterday, hop into the van and tour around. Oh no, this was SO much different. We jumped on a local bus with our tour guide Carlos (who has ...

Carnival, baby!

A travel blog entry by dan_and_casey

74

... Every person in the crowd joined in the singing/chanting of the popular samba songs, none of which we knew!

We also decided to buy tickets to the Sambadromo (the samba stadium) where the huge samba schools of Rio (based in favelas) competed with one another for fame and prestige (no cash etc). Initially we weren't going to go, expecting to see the massive, extravagant samba parades in the streets, but with these not occurring, we sourced tickets (much ...

Rio de Janeiro - rinsing the dinero

A travel blog entry by lucasandaimz

5

We arrived in Rio after 25 hours on a plane and all the travelling time either side. Being as well organised we are we hadn't booked ourselves a room or anything, finding it all too expensive on the Internet. However we had sensibly written down the name of a bnb and managed to navigate our way there without difficulty, apart from being accosted by some students dressed aas The Incredibles. Sadly the room was no cheaper than than on the Internet. $230 ( about £70) for ...

Carnaval City!

A travel blog entry by vwuertz

5
74

... and dancing with energetic percussion sounds. Near the end of the show, the dancers go into the audience to bring participants on stage to teach them how to shake their thangs (very American vernacular). It is hilarious watching the men trying to keep up. A conga line of dancers and audience participants forms and moves through the theatre. The show reaches its peak and ends with all the participants on the stage. Whew…we are exhausted ...

When I go to Rio......

A travel blog entry by annmennen

4
38

... of this area. About two years ago there was a terrible tram accident where the driver and five passengers were killed when the tram overturned going round a corner. The government tried to lay blame on the driver, but the community was outraged. There was a big social campaign to assist the drivers family. A sticker was produced showing a tram with a teardrop and the word "justicia" (justice) underneath. A lot of street art about it was also produced. The tram is not ...

Location

This hostel, located on Rua Candelaria 106, Rio de Janeiro, is near Teatro Municipal, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Cinelandia, and Igreja de Sao Francisco de Paula.
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