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... were promptly told that tram tickets were sold out and we would need to preschedule our visit online. Nearby was the Escadaria Seleron - a staircase in St. Teresa that is completely made of tile. We mosied up the stairs, at the top of which we witnessed the mugging of a British tourist. It was our first dose of reality and everyone in the group felt personally violated. As a means to debrief the situation, we sat down at a local ...
... Spencer loved climbing all over the tiles from around the world (it took a while but we found a tile from Australia). Next and last stop was the Cathedral of Santa Teresa. This Cathedral is very modern and has some beautiful stained glass windows. We drove back to the hotel and said goodbye to Eliana – it was very full but interesting day.
After the tour, Spencer was super keen to use his Brazuca ball for the first time so we walked down the ...
... American dance and hip hop on one floor. We finally walked home at 6am in the pouring rain, pretty great night. Next day was a write off. We missed breakfast and headed to the hippy market in ipanema and then took a walk to Santa Teresa in the evening. Last day and the weather was finally improving so I managed to persuade Chris to hike up the Christ statue with some people from the hostel. It was a tough hike and took about ...
... cake! The next stop was sugar loaf, so named because it looks like an upside down version of the residue of the sugar after it has been stripped from the cane. Two cable cars were required and although not much could be seen from the top it was still nice. A long and tiring day, but we arrived on board in time for a piece of pizza and a cuppa followed by a snooze before dinner. We may be the youngest aboard, but we are fitting in pretty well ...
... to Ipanema. We got ready and went to an Italian that we had seen a few nights before that looked nice so was intreeged to try it out. It was a really nice inside and very modern, we got iPads to order off which showed the menu and the wine list and the food was really good. Another great day and was amazing to see all the wonders and attractions around rio as well as all the parties we were able to see and join in ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Gloria Rio de Janeiro
Muito bom o hotel, ótimos serviços e pessoas.... Nada a reclamar... E mesmo tendo sido há muito tempo atrás eu me lembro bem...
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