Hotel Carioca

Avenida Gomes Freire, 430 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20231015, Brazil | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by fsorbie on Sep 12, 2013

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Woke up again at 9h and met Hermanneke, such a cute little boy! Had breakfast with a homemade pineapple, coconut and ginger smoothie, yummy. Ready to hit town! Put trowsers on first, had to change into a skirt as it is hot hot hot here! 30degrees already. First shop stop: flip flops, havaianas of course! Got the bus down to Carioca. People very …

Obrigados and Obrigadon'ts

A travel blog entry by golds26


... bowl-cuts. Funnily enough, Argentina doesn't actually play until Sunday, so either they were building buzz for that game or it just takes them three days to get fully psyched. Regardless, the Argentina fan base was so strong and proud in their sky-blue stripes that they were a shoo-in for today's Fan Power Rankings. And with that, we leave you to your own slightly less Brazilian lives. Thanks for reading, or in Portuguese, obrigado for reading. We'll see you ...

Jazico Perpetuo - The Family Burial

A travel blog entry by nikkirech


... tops are crumbling and you can actually see down in to the burial area. I actually caught a glimpse of one of the little wooden boxes and the top of a skull resting, and one of the burial sites was crumbling in an odd way in the back. We could see obvious human remains in this one - a jaw with teeth and several other smaller bones. There is a photo of this one included in this blog, so if you are squeamish about this, ...

RIO: Carnaval, sea-beaches and views

A travel blog entry by rivkapi


... English. 2 hours to different small places in the center.
After eating and resting in a cafeteria I went to the Hisory museum. Another 3 hours of interest.

Some points about Brazil history:
Portugal took out of the country : 1700+ the red colour of a tree (the name BRAZIL comes from it), sugar 1800+, gold 1700+ and coffee 1900+. They brrought many Africans as slaves, so the population here is a mox of Eropeans and Africans.
Portugal ...

Rio de Janeiro

A travel blog entry by edith720

... the ride, I also got to take a look at some of the landscapes (sugar loaf mountain, cathedral). Katterina, my hostess, has been very pleasant thus far. I am currently watching Kongfu Panda In portugese while getting to know katterina's daughter and at the same time, waiting for Laura and Valerie to arrive. Will keep you all ...


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