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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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... although something tells me it will never be the same (sniff sniff). We also went on a tour to do some snorkelling and visit some lovely beaches. We saw turtles, lots of colourful fish, jellyfish (eek!) starfish and lots of coral. We were unfortunate on that day to miss the dolphins as apparently there are usually lots around where we were. We went to possibly the best beach I have ever been to (called Dois Rios). The water was SO clear and the ...
... more expensive for the latter, this seemed the easiest option. By 5pm we were up on the hill overlooking the whole of Rio and being overlooked by Christ! He was massive and the views were unforgettable! Being the last hour there were not as many people up there which was nice for picture taking. We enjoyed a beer overlooking Rio, feeling very content that we had finally got good weather.
The next day we woke up to fair weather but there was cloud meaning ...
... now quite intense and our guide gives us some suggestions for lunch and drops us for a tour of a jewellery manufacturer. We spend a fascinating hour looking at wonderful pieces if jewellery most of it far too expensive for the average person to buy some of them were stunning and I could try them on.........and then hand them reluctantly back. Lunch and then hit the shops. Susan likes shoe shopping so we try out the shoe shops. This is a real hardship for me as you all know. ...
... what you wanted onto your plate. Far too much food but very enjoyable. Unfortunately most of our tour group were not English speakers so it made conversation at dinner a bit hard.
From dinner we were driven to a live samba show which gave us a taste of Carnivale and the costumes that are worn, some of which were quite spectacular. We were a bit disappointed with the music, none of which was recognisable, and ...
... pain au chocolate and very strange dough ball thing, which is what the Brazilians have for breakfast - I wasn't actually sure if I liked it or not though!
My first stop was the tourist station so I could book my Corcovado train ticket for tomorrow - I had said I wanted to go back up but this time on the train, so I'm now set for that tomorrow morning.
Next stop was the open top bus I had ...