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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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... to go home. Getting hold of a taxi on New Year's is tricky enough in ordinary cities, but in Rio, by Copacabana, one might just as well hope to find a functioning teleportation device. And so, we walked. On and on we walked, northwards through tunnels and past street food vendors, on streets and through parks. Some in flipflops (or thongs if you will), some in someone else's thongs (or flipflops if you will), some in the odd pair and some barefoot. Thongs are easily lost in ...
... make them safer places to be. The big tunnels we have today, linking the many parts of the city together were the start of the favelas or at least Rochina which was the first. People came from rural areas to Rio for work and decided to build there houses on government land. Overtime more houses were built by local people and before you knew it there were thousands of houses all perched on the hills. A law was in place to say that if you had lived there for 5 ...
... Today was a pretty wasted day. I ended up sleeping most of the day. It was great to just chill out.
Fri 15/8 Rick and I (an english guy that had just moved into the hostel) decided to try do Christ the Redeemer today. Nobody had been up to view the statue in the last couple of days becuase the weather had been too bad to see the statue as it was covered in cloud. Today looked promising so we thought we would give it a go. First we went to check out ...
... became awesome. His voice was great and he was playing unfamiliar music with so much soul. We then swapped, playing a few tunes each, and the energy on the beach with the people surrounding us was so incredible. Everyone was so happy and some people were singing along; very surreal. I asked our new friend if he wrote any of his own music. He then proceeded to play a couple tunese of his own, followed by me doing the same, and then more jams, ...
... was holding tickets to a FIFA World Cup match in my hand! What? Another surreal moment, Danielle and I did a little bit of a happy dance, especially when we saw where we would be sitting. In section 130 of the Maracana Stadium which is on the lower level just left of one of the goal posts and 11 rows from the front!! WHAT??? This was insane!! Another happy dance. It was cool to around all the official fifa stuff. I think I want to go every World Cup. ...