Samba Villa

Rua Evaristo Da Veiga 147,LAPA, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20031040, Brazil | Hostel
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You call THAT a gun?

A travel blog entry by deborah1212


... just not from us. We are kind of helped out with their directions and are thankful to eventually find a taxi.

This trip is charged at rate 2 and a shorter ride costs us nearly as much as the hour long ride of earlier in the day.

Now to our hotel- what a disappointment. This is a definite case of reviews being misleading perhaps deliberately, and we are glad to have not many hours here before our morning flight.
Not even the legendary ...

Rio Walking Tour and Sugar Loaf Mountain

A travel blog entry by lpringle


... club and the locals got very annoyed with us for sitting on the stairs trying to mend it (we didn't realise we were blocking one the the entrances oops). After a good dance we rounded everyone up to get cabs home (it seemed to be our group and a lot of lone travellers who kept asking us to make sure they didn't get left behind - including a very sweet 18 year old Harrow boy who's travel friend wasn't arriving until the next ...


A travel blog entry by marty_rach


... I’ll go to the extreme of putting 3 slices of ham on the sandwich if I’m feeling overly adventurous. This puppy popped out with what I could count, 26 layers of meat and 4 layers of cheese. Heart attack on a plate. Half each was enough to make us turn vegan, albeit for the rest of the day...

On our way back we passed through ...

Rio Baby!

A travel blog entry by eddim


... extracting ourselves from the nightclub at 4am, meant the hiking plans for the next would be postponed and it would be a quiet one grabbing breakfast at the one and only bakery and chilling at the local beach. Weather not being its best with light sprinkles oft and on was also a factor in the decision. The next day feeling recharged and with slightly better weather on our side, Flick, Kath, Alicia and I headed out on the popular trek to Lopez Mendes, ...

Free day in Rio

A travel blog entry by gezza51

... start till10pm.
Very quick dip as water is freezing but felt you had to say you'd swum at Cocabana beach. So nice to smell the salt again, have no tour guide and do our own thing.
But not for too long as we organized a trip to a Favella at 2 pm. Into a roofless jeep to take us to one of the hundreds of Favellas in Rio.
We get a sense of the beauty of many mountains falling into the sea, beautiful Harbour that easily ...

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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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