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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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... there for a good couple of hours until people starting getting up for breakfast.
Day 1 in Rio
Breakfast was fairly average consisting of coffee, stale bread, butter and some fruit but I wasn’t expecting much. I also met a few of the new volunteers that had arrived that morning (my lovely London bestie Emily Nabnian was one of those). We were told that Sunday in Rio De Janeiro plays host to the ‘hippie market’ which is located in Ipanema so we ...
... of supermarkets. The vegetables and fruit varieties were fun to see and some looked so exotic.
We have learned that Portuguese is quite different from Spanish. I mean...thank you is "obrigado" which sounds a lot more like the Japanese "thank you" which is "arigato"....instead of Spanish "gracia".
People seem nice and friendly and helpful.
Oh and yes...the power has been restored!
And now it's time for a nice glass of ...
Prior to heading to Rio for carnival. I left São Paulo and headed to Rio to spend a weekend away with Tiago and Dani. This was the weekend of 23rd and 24th January. The neighbourhood we were staying in was called Vidigal. My flight from São Paulo to Rio arrived at 1pm. Dani and Tiago were flying in a little later in the evening. When the plane descended into Rio I felt excited, nervous and scared. I've heard so many horrible stories about this beautiful beach ...
... luggage. However, I remembered that at the immigration in Washington they did not even ask for this ticket! So now in Paris that man says, "since you cannot prove that you will leave the country within 3 months, it could be that they refuse you at the immigration in Brazil. Do you take the risk?" Well yes, too late for plan B, so I took the risk, and agreed, my heart was bouncing a little when showing my passport and my ...
... carry-on each.
When we went through security, lo and behold! I was stopped for attempting to smuggle six steak knives on board. My bad. I was told I could trash them (sort of like cuticle scissors in the USA) or go back to the lobby and put them in my checked luggage. However, our checked luggage was long gone having been shipped ahead from the hotel. Then Patrick suggested I check one of our 2 carry-ons. I went back through security to check an additional bag ... and in my ...