Samba Villa

Rua Evaristo Da Veiga 147,LAPA, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20031040, Brazil | Hostel
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Endelig i Sydamerika!!

A travel blog entry by toendering


Efter omkring 24 timers transporttid, ankom vi til Rio de Janiro en tidlig morgen kl. 8 paa vores Hostel i Lapa. Lapa er som forventet et arbejderklasse omraade, som pt. lugter af Roskilde festival pga. de transportable WC`er, der staar rundt omkring. Der er masser af gamle forfaldne bygninger der nok har set smukke ud engang - vi er i hvert fald …

The girl from Ipanema

A travel blog entry by janicoo


So of course no trip to Rio would be complete without a visit to its famous beaches. I had been invited to hang out with a couple of cariocas in the afternoon at the beach, so before all that it was off to Pa§ de Ašucar, or Sugar Loaf for the requisite aerial shots of the city and ride in the cable car (or gondala if you┤re a kiwi). It was a pretty …

Samba time!

A travel blog entry by janicoo


Welcome to what is I suppose the spiritual home of samba and the cariocas - Rio. And how glad I was after another marathon journey from Florianopolis, that I had now aclimatised to life in Brazil somewhat, otherwise the vibrancy of Lapa might have bowled me over. Oh yes, Florianopolis (or Floripß) was a bit of a staging post along the way for me as …

Billy, the favela and gangster's paradise...

A travel blog entry by annahildreth


... around. For example the 40 plus hooker working the street, the 'numbers' man who runs the illegitimate lottery and the crazy one. An alert to trouble was like watching a pack of meerkats. The motorbike gang leader lept onto his massive motorbike and did a lap around the block to check for police. He returned driving on the pavement which Billy explained meant that there were no police otherwise he would have returned on the ...

07:11 Rio

A travel blog entry by kittysheeran

... were no where near ample enough. Chris must have got about 5 or 6 hours sleep on the plane. I'm jealous. I ended up watching 3 films in total. But we have finally made it! The adventure properly begins!! I think today we have the city your, up to Christ the redeemer. I hope I can stay awake. Oi Rio, here we are!! Be nice to us :D ...

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This hostel, located in the Centro area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Sugar Loaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar), National Library (Biblioteca Nacional), Praca Quinze, and Dias Ferreira Street.
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