Alfabarra Sunset Drive

Avenida Lucio, 9550, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 22795 000, Brazil | Hotel
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Dissapointment, Surprise, & Partial Redemption

A travel blog entry by nikkirech

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... patient with my whirl of questions concerning how the place functioned. It was an interesting visit, and almost, almost (not 100%) made up for visiting the National Library. I am hopeful the strike will end before our visit is finished, but not holding my breath.

I snapped far too many photos of the downtown area, so only will choose a few to represent today's adventure. Boa Noite from Rio!








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I go to Rio!

A travel blog entry by mrsmac

15

... other St Joseph complete the place. Eugenio said when the Pope visited they took out the chairs and nearly 22,000 people crammed in to hear Mass.
Then we drove past the Financial District and government centre. The Art Museum, the Opera house and the Government buildings were very French in influence. The wide avenue which fronts the water is all on reclaimed land. We arrived at the foot of Sugar Loaf and took the cable car up to the first landing. Here we stopped ...

Carnaval Capers

A travel blog entry by jo8anthony

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... went away happy after a 2-1 victory. Not the best quality football, but then we are spoilt by flowing football down Villa Park, I suppose.

For the whole weekend, from Friday until Tuesday, Rio was taken over for Carnaval; from musicians on large public stages, to little block parties where small groups gather to drum and samba to the beat. No matter time of day, somewhere nearby there would be something going on and the streets filled with drunken party goers. Sunday ...

Bloco's & pick-pockets

A travel blog entry by martypritchard

... Buy buy pictures! Can't say I was overly surprised, or even ****** off, but it did keep praying on my mind, to the point where after about 15 mins of squeezing, the first side street I came to I got out of the press of people. Watched the bloco go past, large group of dancers up front pushing the crowds ahead of them, then a good sized percussion section full of drums (obviously) cymbals, & these little handheld drums no bigger than a bread plate, which they struck ...

Brazil

A travel blog entry by marty_rach

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... a small taste of things to come. The alcohol was flowing, music was pumping and everyone seemed happy to be there. We stayed for a couple of hours and followed the procession. That night to cap off the festival mood we headed to this nice Brazilian BBQ restaurant. Could not take that smile off Rach’s face...
















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This hotel, located in the Barra da Tijuca area of Rio de Janeiro, is near Prainha.
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