Hotel Sao Francisco
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- Swimming pool
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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- Continental Breakfast
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Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro
... our walk to Flexas and Icarí urban beaches. There are surprisingly few people in the water. This is because of the high pollution of all the beaches within Guanabara Bay. Rio has never fully manged to control the pollution from a population of six and a half million people, many living in poverty along the shores of the bay with little in the way of modern sanitation.
Unlike Copacabana, restaurants seem somewhat scarce here, but we eventually ...
... off being fairly sensible drinking beer until we discovered the cocktails. Uh oh. Several caipirinhas later, we finally staggered home at 5am. I have to be honest, it wasn't pretty. So much so that our final day was spent in bed recovering and we even had to pay for an extra night at the hotel. Eventually we finally pulled ourselves together to leave for the airport at 7pm for a somewhat subdued trip home. Oh well, better to go out with a bang than a ...
... s the same train as you use the Jungfrau Railways at present. Buyer of tickets we saw on our tickets that we could only take just under an hour the train. So we looked nor the workshop, where the trains were maintained and observed the many tourists who wanted to go also to the statue. Now it was our turn, after almost 12 minutes we were already arrived at the statue. Due to the many people around the wandering on the visitor platform, it was almost impossible to take a ...
... that sits below.
Getting there before the main crowds we got a great look around as well as being treated to our first taste of South American wildlife when we had a visit by a troop of one of the world’s smallest monkeys and some of their much larger lizard friends.
Spending a few hours on the loaf the sun was way up and so was the mercury, having sent the last 6 weeks or so freezing we were now at risk of melting so retreated back down to earth and jumped on our ...
... to the top, the views of Rio are amazing and the size of the Christ statue is overwhelming. It's huge! Although there are time slots for going up to avoid overcrowding, it was still really busy and everybody is after the same photo of themselves stood in front of the statue with their arms out so it was impossible to get a good picture. After checking out the views and the chapel underneath the statue, we headed back down and were lucky enough to see some wild ...