Mengo Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro
Had a big sleep-in today, was awesome!
After breakfast went for a walk to explore the neighbourhood, spent some time in a park where I got shat on by a bird - this brings the total to 4 times in the last couple of months! Something amazingly lucky better be coming my way!
Am staying in the Flamengo area of Rio, is quite near the …
Finally did some sightseeing today! Got to the Florida Hotel super early so I didn't miss the tour pick-up like yesterday. Ended up that there were only 2 English speaking people on the trip - me and a girl from Sydney, Raychel. Luckily she was nice as we had to spend a lot of time together! The rest of the tour group were from North-East Brazil …
... I got a nice sandwich of cheese and tomato. The flight was short and uneventful, but I did manage to get to watch the entire Croods movie. I walked off my flight into line for a water and bread before walking straight onto my flight home.
Unfortunately, I didn't manage to get a window seat on this flight so was stuck in a middle aisle seat. I enjoyed a movie and had a little of the dinner they provided (it wasn't very good) before attempting ...
... ones are always the best!
Day 180Today is Sunday, and absolutely everything seems to be closed. So after a long time wandering around trying to find somewhere for lunch, we settled on McDonald's! There was some football on in the afternoon so we watched that while we waited for things to be open. Tonight was also the Brazil V Spain final so we had planned to go watch that. But as it turns out, everything was closed because of that. With the riots that have been going ...
... probably to Kent girls jealously ha! We discovered a lot of common ground, went out on the hunt and we all ended up boozed and dancing on the Lapa streets for the turn of my birthday and bank holiday for the locals. Rammed down some sketchy back streets of Lapa! Back to the kennels with everyone for a late nighter! Macy Gray I ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center