Carlton Hotel

Rua Joao Lira, 68, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22430, Brazil | Hotel

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I Believe That We Will Tie!

A travel blog entry by pohearn818


... at Maracana at around 12:30. Make the slow walk to the stadium and head in. Of course we have to go through security and David had brought sunscreen along and we get yelled at for bringing it and have to throw it out. Guess if you have a lighter, you could make a flame thrower, which would kinda be cool, but definitely illegal.

The stadium is very impressive. One of the most famous soccer stadiums in the world, it was recently refurbished and ...

Do like the Carioca's do......

A travel blog entry by simonandspencer


... which all good Carioca’s work out in some way - some run, some bike, all go the beach and play something (most likely football). We thought we’d do the same and so after a quick brekkie (hotel full of Belgians (very polite) – Belgium v Russia today at the Maracana) we wandered down to the beach for another session of beach football. On Sunday they close most of Avenida Atlantico (the main beach road) off to traffic so it ...

To Rio

A travel blog entry by peterandsandra

... hotel so after several conversations with other pickup people we caught a taxi to Puerto Bay Hotel ourselves. Spoke to Chimu when we got to hotel but weren't very helpful. Hotel upgraded us to a luxury room, not better than we have had but have got full beach ...


A travel blog entry by charlotte.cooke


... on the streets at literally all hours of the day / night there are really no rules (spoken or unspoken) there. This is the most liberal country I've ever been too though so within context none of this should be too surprising - yet it was still completely mind blowing. The resounding theme for me though that ties together the dancing, drinking and fancy dress was simply happiness; everyone everywhere, all the time was happy and having so. much. ...

How many Bloco's does one city need?

A travel blog entry by jamesbalfour


... it moves. Banging Brazilian music and lots of drinking and dancing, this was the image I had of carnival. I'm in awe of some of the performances in the heat, I was close to collapse from standing watching!

My feet still hurt really bad.

Traveller tip of the day: If you need to get anywhere in Rio during carnival season, add on an extra few hours to your travel time.


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