Urca Hostel

Av. Joao Luis Alves 250, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22291-090, Brazil | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Botafogo area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Claudio Coutinho Trail, Rio Sul Shopping Center, Palacio do Catete, and Botafogo Bay.
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Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro

Netherlands vs Brasil!!!!

A travel blog entry by kate.anthonisz on Jul 11, 2014

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... and all we did was smile and wave. Truly, Aussies don't loose, at anything. Then some other performers went on stage and one of them was the most flexible overtly gay men I had ever seen. He twerked, he did the splits, she shook his ass like shakira. We all laughed and enjoyed the performance until a bloke behind us started changing 'neymar, Neymar, Neymar!" Jess didn't enjoy that as much as she has a big crush on old Neymar!!! We settled in and ...

Let the games begin

A travel blog entry by mylittletrip on Jun 21, 2014

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... I think we could of named our price for those tickets before kick off but no money could replace seeing King Suarez in the flesh, doing what he does best. As one of the lads pointed out, a chance and a half and two goals, a privilege to see a world class footballer on top of his game. The gang have arrived in Rio for our last two games, festivities have certainly stepped up a notch here. Stay tuned for further pathetic match ...

Rio Baby!!

A travel blog entry by pohearn818 on Jun 21, 2014

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... where David will be coming from Sao Paulo. Finally, David shows up, then go and wait on Blake to come out. Eventually, Blake shows. We decide that it would be best to take a radio cab from the airport, since all of us had heard that the cabs might try to screw you, so might as well get one with a set price. We get in our cab and its smooth sailing to Copacabana Beach, where our apartment is. Definitely would have ...

With freedom, you lose time

A travel blog entry by turnleftatrio on Feb 27, 2014

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... us a hostel, I had literally finished all my bodily and mental resources. We ended up in a damp, poky and smelly room, I cried from pure exhaustion and then promplty fell asleep for about 5 hours.

Uruguay was OK, not all that pretty, but the small towns (we stayed in Punta del Diablo and Cabo Polonio) and very relaxed way of life grows on you quickly, plus the temperature was perfect, not too hot so you can lie on the beach for hours without burning, letting ...

Rio de Janeiro - Carneval

A travel blog entry by reframed.abroad on Feb 26, 2014

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... put leverage on the government) and the streets were as smelly as they could get. Still it was a lot of fun to dance to Samba rhythms, drinking too many Caipirinha and party with the guys from Mendoza (Ashley, Fabia and Francois).

After going to street parties for two nights we finally went to the real highlight of the Carneval, the Sambodrome where the Samba schools are competing every year in a massive parade. For 3 days in a row the schools with thousands of ...

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