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... As we walked through, there was music playing, people congregating together and children playing. It felt very upbeat. We viewed the houses, shops and restaurants which looked very different to what you would expect and witnessed the low standard of sanitation and pretty desperate living conditions. Despite all this, these people were warm and welcoming to us. They were proud of their community and extremely happy with their lot. This really was inspiring and ...
... br> As soon as we entered the garden, we saw a family with 2 kids, from Santa Barbara, that was on our same flight. We had also seen them at Sugar Loaf. Crazy coincidence.
The gardens were beautiful. It was raining while we were there, but the canopy overhead kept us mostly dry. We saw monkeys in the trees... 2 different types, a toucan, and a huge ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsTupiniquim Hostel Rio de Janeiro
overall good value for Rio for sure.
check in is a big hassle. took 1.5 hours to check in and this was consistent with others' experiences. it's actually a funny joke in the hostel. i bet this will speed up in the near future.
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