The New Wave Hostel

Travessa Cristiano , Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro

Packing and the journey

A travel blog entry by salsta17


... to carry it will make me get a bit more ruthless with the discarding.

The two weeks after my last day of work sped by, with a second amazing leaving do (thanks to all who came) and finally the day of departure. A very early start rushing round doing last final bits and headed off to the airport with mum. In retrospect leaving after 11am for a 1.15pm flight might have been slightly pushing it, so a rather rushed journey ...


A travel blog entry by fsorbie


... kicked out after a while as it was way past closing time! Got a bus back down to Lapa and took the stairs up again to Santa Teresa. Starting to know my way around. Talked with Ana for hours, saw some beautiful photographs Ben took when he was still a driver (nice porsches!) and had a nice last shower in Rio. Tomorrow heading 1500km further away into Argentinian ...

First Stop: Rio!

A travel blog entry by bobandtracie


... in Santa Teresa, been to a samba club and drunk capirinhas. Our hostel, Samba Palace, is amazing and we would recommend it to anyone coming to Brazil.

We have decided the over-riding feeling of Brazil is danger! The bus drivers and taxi drivers are CRAZY! The buses have no suspension - Bobīs knuckles actually turned white! Every guide book tells you that you ...

Day 5 - Christ the redeemer and Football

A travel blog entry by kano-n-kirky


... statue there were some cool Brazilian buskers playing music and dancing and a few people on the train got up and joined in. Made the journey somewhat amusing. When we got to the top we spent a good few hours getting photos, appreciating the great views of the city and continually looking up to check the big man was still there. He was. At night we went to see a football match between Flamengo and Botafago which was in the new World Cup stadium - the Maracena. There was 17 of us ...

Saying goodbye (...and see you again!) to Vidigal

A travel blog entry by elikopter

This is the last night I am gonna sleep at the place that used to be my home for the last three months and I think it deserves an entry in my blog..

Vidigal has been a nice place to live at. Principally because of its people who know each other and great each other on the street or stop for a chat. Its a beautiful, secure and friendly favela where children still play on the streets and the older generation sitting on the street looking at ...

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