Piratas de Ipanema
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPiratas de Ipanema Rio de Janeiro
If you dont mind ruffing it, the hostel is in a great location. The staff is friendly and knowledable and it`s cheap, cheap and cheap. just don`t expect much from the amenities.
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... was not happy about! He turned away, waving his hand and shouting no until Rob had done his trousers back up, then said again 'show me'. This went on a few times until eventually rob managed to slide the pocket out without undoing his button! We had a bit of time before our flight so didn't mind too much. I told Rob it was his beard that made us look suspicious.
The flight to Rio was pretty uneventful. We watched 12 years a slave, picked at some worse than awful plane ...
... mind and thanked him for the good timed tickets. It was time to spark up and share some nicotine with Jesus. Its so surprising that its completely allowed to smoke up there. We had our moment, took our photos and had a smoke, it was time to go. We went down the stairs and once again saw a massive line for the vans, We pushed in (played the non portugese line) and made our decent with a bit more of bounce in a step. It feels incredible to accomplish something and finally tick it ...
... there were up there. It was a great atmosphere.
The atmosphere was so great it got us so excited for the World Cup.
That evening we met up with some of Chrissy and Josh's friends and we played our own private ...
... things. Its set on a hill overlooking the city and had cobbled streets and aging mansions, the streets had a great feel to them. We walked around the neighborhood and bought some authentic souvenirs from a local shop.
Next we went to a place called Escaldaria Selaron which is Rios most famous staircase which is the legacy of an eccentric Chilian artist named Selaron. Story is once he built the staircase (after many many many years) he killed himself on the stairs by ...
... without the iPhone - I need to relearn some basic survival / navigational skills!
After a well deserved afternoon snooze I headed out for Saturday night in Rio - food and cocktails in Jardim Botanico. Thankfully local knowledge meant we actually found the place this time.
I was told not to walk around in the dark in Santa Teresa, all the ...