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TravelPod Member ReviewsImperial Hotel Rio de Janeiro
Decent, clean hotel with tasty breakfast and friendly staff. Nothing fancy but reasonable value for Rio, and on a busy road so felt safe. It's in Catete which is a good midpoint between the main areas in Rio also, so pretty easy to get most places, and a pleasant walk to sugar loaf.
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Checked out of the hostel at 10am. We were genuinely sad to leave as it's the longest we've stopped anywhere so far so it was starting to feel like a home away from home.
Caught a Megabus from South Station, due to get us to New York for 3.30. Megabus is excellent value for money if you are ever traveling between cities on the east coast …
Day 0: London to Rio de Janeiro
The day had finally arrived! I said cheerio to Anna Liza and Tony who had kindly put me up for my last couple of nights in London, and set off super early to take advantage of my first ever Business Class flight (free upgrade with British Airways Avios) ........ It was amazing, I don't understand why people …
Day 1: Rio de Janeiro
I woke up raring to go - a great nights kip, and with only 3 hours time difference to London, no jet lag. Didn't really think what to do, just walked out with money, camera and phrase book, the adventure starts!
I visited Rio a few years back when I went to Brazil for Mike and Anna's wedding, so thought I …
... with the pace that I set.....okay, he said he was never riding one of those things with me again! It was good fun though, and a good way to spend the day. The programme had changed a little for the final week. Sarah and I were still teaching the 3 year olds every weekday morning (now with the help of Mina who had joined us) but were given another class. Some of the guys taught the older years English in three separate sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. ...
... heard of some favelas where it's easy to get lost, but this one was smaller in comparison and many friendly residents helped direct the way. Michael Jackson filmed one of his music videos in this favela so a life size statue was erected high up in the favela, overlooking the city where Cristo Redentor could be seen in the background. Since I was cautioned of how dangerous favelas can be, I left all my valuables back at the hostel and gathered a ...