Samba Villa

Rua Evaristo Da Veiga 147,LAPA, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20031040, Brazil | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro

Endelig i Sydamerika!!

A travel blog entry by toendering

12

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

18

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

24

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 …

You call THAT a gun?

A travel blog entry by deborah1212

4

... 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

12

... 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 ...

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Location

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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