Urca Hostel

Address: 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


A travel blog entry by amelia.connell on Nov 16, 2014

... of the fog the pairs called out to each other so after a while we could actually see them flapping from branch to branch. We walked out to a big view point then walked back through the forest road passing the occasional waterfall. When we got all the way back to the base of the statue the clouds and rain had cleared. There were monkeys in the trees. Dog sized brown monkeys with a big round curl in their tails. They wouldn’t come close unless people from the ...


A travel blog entry by alisonhowarth on Oct 21, 2014

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... are still a good 800 or so still to go at! A fairly common tourist/backpacker tradition these days is to take a tour of a favela. We didn't take an official tour for a number of reasons, not least of which was the desire not to be mugged or held at gunpoint ... which I appreciate perpetuates the continuing urban legends of favelas being crime-ridden, drug-saturated gang lands in the world's eyes. But. I know my limits. This was the last stop on my epic trip and I ...

Cidade Maravilhosa

A travel blog entry by tim.quaye on Oct 01, 2014

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Rio de Janeiro's nickname is "the Marvellous city". It is currently my favourite place in the trip to date. The city is a mixture of bustling personality, great beaches and giant forested mountains making for incredible sights and scenery at every turn. I stayed for a week and I was lucky enough to be put up by Dad's school friend right on the Ipanema Copacabana divide. Where I received top notch hospitality, including airport pick up, private bathroom, breakfast, ...

City of God

A travel blog entry by kscullion291 on Sep 11, 2014

... it looked look a huge beach party! It was literally find a space on the sand that's big enough for you to sit on - not quite the relaxing day we had planned but spent the day trying to top up my tan! With only over a month left before it's all over, I can't go home with no tan at all! When we got up the next day the weather was perfect without a cloud in the sky so took the opportunity to head to Christ the Redeemer - one of Rio's landmarks! A bus ride ...


A travel blog entry by visit_places on Sep 07, 2014

... and upper trails or continue all the way to the Garganta Del Diablo (Devil’s Throat). There are concession stands that are near the first train train station that leads to both the upper and lower trails. They do check bags at the gate and you are allowed to bring food and drinks into the park if you want to save money and bring your lunch.

  • Circuito Inferior (Lower Trail)
The lower trail is where you can access the boat trip ...

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