Barrabella Hotel Residencia

Avenida Sernambetiba 4700, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22630-011, Brazil | Hotel
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Dia 01 - Chegada ao Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by gafanhoto

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O 1º dia foi praticamente passado dentro do avião.
Depois do atraso na partida de Madrid, veio a refeição aguardada, a escolha não era vasta, almôndegas ou massa? Almôndegas. Para beber, uma cerveja, e depois de almoço... mais uma que a sede era muita.
A Bruna não adormeceu até aqui e não pára quieta.
Para já nada de especial... apenas …

Carnival Baby!!!

A travel blog entry by emandscotty

31

... In short, it made us think that here we are, travelling around a third world continent and yet they are far more civilised than we are. How did this happen? On the Sunday we had our tickets to the Sambadrome. This is a specially built facility to hold 80,000 people to watch six Samba schools, samba down the street for 9 hours. Each school spends around $3-4m on their 7 floats and they are allocated 1 hour 20 mins to try and win a place for the final night. It was ...

'Girl from Ipanema' goes on a ride to hell!

A travel blog entry by gillie.bowen

2
9

... surprising when you look at those famous beaches: Copacabano, Ipanema , 'girl from ..’etc. etc) and the food disappointing compared with Peru and Chile. However, we can eat well here on the veranda of our 12th floor apartment, even though getting food from the supermarket is a challenge. We shopped the other night at 11pm, having finally managed to procure a taxi. We got home at 1am.

Tomorrow we are going ...

A Rio style birthday

A travel blog entry by maddieuk

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... Am sure it was just as they were a bit tipsy. One
of them is going to London next year as he wants to watch Wimbledon – apparently
it has been his dream for years. No different from people coming here to watch
the world cup I suppose!

An absolutely cracking night, Rio has got such a happy, exciting
and vibrant edge to it that we just had the best time, and Maddie rates it as
his best birthday ever.

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Samb-tastic

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos

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... and others trying out their moves. Around 12.00 the pros came out, so everybody made a semi-circle to watch. The music was all live, with a 6-piece band playing all night, sometimes joined by a 40-odd drum sections with tambarines etc too - all at 1000 decibels.

After the pros, there was an amateur competition voted for by cheering in the crowd - thankfully I was not plucked from the audience as a competitor. Another great sight was a woman at least 90 years old; 4 ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Barra da Tijuca area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Corcovado, Pedra da Gavea, Museu do Acude, and Itanhanga Golf Club.
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