Leme Othon Palace
Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro
Upon our arrival in Rio, we gratefully gathered our bags and obtained a taxi. Our first impression was of the traffic. It was worse than Atlanta at rush hour but it was 11 in the morning. On our long slow drive to the Leme Othon we got our first glimpse of the city, the culture, Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. We passed unique churches …
We bid a sad good bye to Rio as we headed for the docks. Everywhere there were the sights and sounds of the start of Carnival. Luckily we were going in the opposite direction of the big parade, because the roads were congested to the point of a stand still. We left our hotel much earlier than first planned to allow for the madness, so we arrived in …
Awakening across from the beach was a glorious start to the day. Our hotel was located on Leme beach which is the far south end of Copacbana. Breakfast was served in the second floor dining room which overlooks the wide promadade and the expansive beach. Already, the locals and tourists were gathering for a day of sun and fun. The weather is very …
Today was filled with beauty, heat, quiet and excitement as we began with a visit to the Botanical Gardens and ended with dinner in the Ipanema Beach area amid the Carnival Eve excitement.
We started the day with a delicious breakfast in our hotel and then ventured to the famous Rio Botanical Gardens. The cab ride was long and costly due …
On December 18th, we flew to Rio de Janeiro by way of Buenos Aries and for the third time this trip we found ourselves sitting in the Buenos Aries airport with a delayed flight. When we finally arrived in Rio it was past 11:00pm and there was a very long line to get through immigration. By the time we got to the baggage claim it was almost midnight …
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