Gaivota Barra Hotel

Av. Belizario Leite Andrade Neto 406, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Hotel
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Rio Part 2

A travel blog entry by ellen.jermy


... went to a street samba party which was incredible; people turn up with their trumpets and trombones and join in and improvise with whatever they were playing. We heard big samba tunes (apparently) to the Black Eyed Peas 'Pump It' and some Beatles songs thrown in. It starts off as a small accompaniment but then 20 minutes later you look around and there's hundreds of people all dancing and having the best time to this live music and atmosphere. It had ...

Obrigado Rio!

A travel blog entry by zoesolomon


... has a jewish population of about 40,000. After the statue we went to the famous stairs in Brazil which have become infamous from a Chilean artist who spent the later part of his life tiling the stair case in the colours of the Brazilian flag as well as tiles from around the world that visitors to the stairs had sent him. He spent every day working on the stairs and actually committed suicide last year by lighting himself on fire on the stairs! - something he had alluded ...

Rio de Janeiro - Day 5

A travel blog entry by gjhoy

Visited the Hippie market at Ipanema beach with Brittany, Katie and Joe. Finally found the baiha wish bracelets so bought 6. Loads of jewellery. Also bought a top. Acai at Amazonia Soul. Heralded as the best acai of your life. Sorry to break it to you - Flori wins. Walked back along the beach Parque lage - near Jardin Botanical and ...

Arrival into Rio

A travel blog entry by elissabeth417


... was and were on our way.

We took a taxi into the city and finally made it to our apartment. We rented an apartment in Copacabana, about a block off the beach. We got really lucky with this apartment. It is near grocery stores and all kinds of shopping.

We quickly unpacked and then headed to the beach for some sun after being in airports or airplanes for the last 14 ...

When I go to Rio......

A travel blog entry by annmennen


... years ago he rarely saw an overweight Brazilian. That has changed!
In the evening we met up with our friends Marie and Laura, and their friend Jo (who met up with them in Rio), and Rob and Lauren. Had a lovely evening catching up with what everyone has been up to. Lovely way to finish our time off in Rio.
Mike and I both agree that Rio is probably overrated. Neither of us would rush back to the city, but it would be nice to visit the islands and less ...


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