Mercure Apartments Niteroi
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the car and getting killed. Don't get mad at us when you read this, you wouldn't have known what to do either. At some point during our laughing/crying the driver turned around and smacked Sara on the arm because he thought we were all laughing with him and we were his chums. It goes without saying that Sara does not like to be touched, especially by nonspeaking cab drivers who are rolling on ecstasy and smell like mothballs and old saliva. Oh my goodness, Sara just told ...
Tuesday 25th November
First day in Rio is fab. We are staying in Santa Teresa, which is a slightly quirky and bohemian part of town with colourful colonial houses away from the usual crowds. We want to take it easy on the first day and we don't have a real plan what to do. Somehow we navigate our way out to the famous Ipanema beach partly on foot and partly by metro. Lovely beach with amazing hills around and full of various characters. ...
... made our way through the obstacle course of hundreds of tourists in Christ-like poses getting there photo taken in front. To get the entire picture in a lot of people were lying on the ground. The views from the top were incredible with the city stretched in panorama below us on all sides. There were dozens of eagles soaring above us along with para-gliders and hand gliders, something I wish I’d been brave enough to try. They take a running leap of a neighbouring ...
... get the metro, then walk to the ferry terminal, get a ferry across, walk to the bus station on the other side and then get a bus to the MAC museum. A lot of the buildings in the town were designed by Oscar Neimeyer, a famous Carioca architect, including the MAC. Carioca is the name people from Rio call themselves. I have also included photos of the bridge at the bottom of Rocinha, designed by him also. It depicts the turn of the feet used in ...
... peak, which only takes 40 minutes. That's on the line up for the upcoming week. G-string bikinis, hot pants / mini skirts, camel toes, caipirinha (local Brazillian cocktail), joggers, cyclists, top-less guys with 6 packs, beach soccer & volleyball are the order of the day here. I haven't invested in my g-string bikini yet, but watch this space! There's a definite focus on fitness. Outlining the beaches are dedicated cycling & ...