Olinda Rio Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... Tijuca National Park, 710 meters high on Corcovado mountain and gives a sweeping panorama of sea and mountain, a world famous vista. The mountain is crowned by the statue of Christ the Redeemer, 32 meters high with an 8 meter pedestal and a chapel to honor our Lady of Aparecida, patron Saint of Brazil. This is the most iconic landmark in Rio. The monument opened in 1931 and is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. The statue is weighs ...
... The weather in Rio was being kind to us and whilst there were still a few clouds, it was a vast improvement on the day before. We took the cable car to the first stop and were greeted with the most adorable marmoset monkeys and then onwards to the top level the clouds were lifting and dropping and after an hour or so we had seen full 360 views over the city. Sunset was not far away, but with the viewing areas getting busier and busier we decided to call it a day and said ...
... and small talk about home life helped pass time. When we finally got up to see Christo?, most of us were more concerned about where we were eating after getting back down. The experience was anticlimactic if you ask me, but when in Rio. After our long wait, we wanted to let loose because it was our last night in Brazil. It was Dj's last night in South America. Locals have been telling us Lapa is where the party is on the weekends. Lapa embodied three blocks ...
... I didn't let that get to me. The city was amazing, the diversity of different neighbourhoods some poorer than others. I grabbed my backpack and then made my way to the information desk. There were English speaking people who gave me a whole lot of information about the city. I caught the tourist bus from the airport and made my way to Vidigal it was around $7 AUD one way. I asked the driver in spanish to let me know where I was going. I arrived at the bottom of ...
... He did not give a house number so when we got to the street we used the taxi driver's phone to call him. He told the driver to take us to the park gates and he would come down to meet us. So the driver dropped us off at the gate and left. Sergio (our host) was not clear and did not tell the driver to wait because there was still about a half a mile, up hill through the park to go to get to the entrance to his favela (neighborhood). Once at the entrance there ...