Olinda Rio Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
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... restaurant when she was on a guided tour with a group. The group went over to him and asked for a photo and he refused. When they told her this she marched over and gave him a piece of her mind. She told him that she was with tourists that had paid money to come here and if he was out in public he should do the right thing and let them take a photo. He agreed to take the photo and she said she saw him a few months later and he rolled his eyes knowing he was going to have ...
... down the hill and waited for the next available van. It dropped us down at the ticket booth entrance where we unloaded and went into the next line to get the van to the bottom of the hill. So many lines for the day and we were just about over them by the time we finally got down to the bottom. We jumped on the next bus back to Ipanema and arrived there before making our way to the hostel and dropping us stuff off and freshening up.
We went ...
... taking off and landing at the airport for internal flights and looked out onto the islands in the Atlantic. Favelas were tenaciously climbing up Rio's many hills. The photography-fest around the statue was feverish, somewhere between a bizarre social experiment, a sketch show farce and a futuristic nightmare. People jostled their way into position, trying to get the perfect picture of themselves with Cristo Redentor. There wasn't nearly enough space to accommodate ...
... from the underground we were horrified to find that the heavens had opened and it was hammering it down. Everyone dithered at the door choosing the best moment to dart out, but we confidently pulled on our rain macs and strolled out. However the rain was that heavy that within 3minutes the rain began seeping through and we were buying ponchos from a man on the street to look like the other thousands of people dashing around wearing unflattering plastic bags. The streets ...
... necessary, so once we were finished here we headed back towards Copacabana for another party. Another chance meeting, this time we randomly saw Ben walking down the street from our taxi and jumped out, took us to his hostel rather than the beach. We drank here for a few hours then headed to Lapa to meet with other mates. Once there our big group promptly got split up in the crowds. A bunch of us ended up partying with a small samba band, even getting to join in ...