Ibis Rio De Janeiro
Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro
From Sao Paulo we flew 40 minutes to Rio de Janeiro.
For all four of us coming back to Rio confirmed to us that it still remained our favourite Brazilian city and one of best places we have been to on this whole trip.
For Chrissy and Josh this would be their last day as that evening they had a flight out to Panama.
For us …
... big historic gates and amazing cobble tiled streets. It was a welcome surprise, we turned onto a new street which was lined with shops, apartments, houses and the beach line on the horizon. People were wearing Speedo shorts and bikinis, there are Brazilian flags everywhere and the soccer fever was in the air. I was stunned and so was Danielle. Ipanema was stunning!! The driver stopped on the corner of the street right across from a beautiful square which had an enterence to ...
... street then back in the van. we reached our stop-a random street with a police station at the top-a shipping container with police written on the outside...nice! heaps of wild cats and street dogs hanging around. Carlos took us through an 'intense pre hike warm up' including neck rolls, arm circles and knee circles...definitely payed off :-P we took 50mins to hike to the top, with breathtaking photo opportunities and breathing ...
... Everest – Seen from Nepal
5) Grand Canyon - Seen
6) Aurora Borealis - Not sure (Finland Trip)
7) Paricutin – No plans yet. Too remote
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1) Christ ...
... on the way back we saw loads of monkeys swinging on trees, that's their little animal in the favelas. In the early evening we went to a street party on the sea front in Ipanema, this was one of the busiest we had been to so far, it was packed with thousands of people. At all the street party's locals sell beers and cocktails and some also street food. Steve of course was loving it, he ate sausages on sticks and corn on the cobs. There's literally ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility