Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel
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Receptionist has a boyfriend who comes from Schaffhausen....
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It's almost 11pm on Easter Monday when we arrive into Rio and our guide Luana is waiting for us at the airport. She whisks us to our hotel on Copacabana beach in super quick time as there's little traffic to contend with at this time of night. We discuss the sights she's taking us to later this week and the very obvious one we're missing - Sugar …
Late night cocktails and samba moves mean we're knackered and slightly hungover when the alarm goes off, fortifying ourselves with a very hearty breakfast including multiple pćo de queijo - chewy cheese puffs made with tapioca instead of wheat - and copious coffee to get us through the day ahead. Fortunately Coman opts for the correct lift this …
Visiting any great city usually comes with recommendations from friends and acquaintances who have been before and with Rio we have been inundated with suggestions for restaurants, nightclubs, favelas and more. We've also learned that Felix, a guest on the Iron Maiden tour I met a few weeks ago in Mexico City, jumped ship when the band arrived in …
... house!) as we have given up on the guest house and he offers to help us look for it on line on his internet! He even invites us to stay in his home instead of looking for the guest house!!!
How random and friendly is that!!!!
After looking on line we found that the guest house is about 5 doors down from his!!!!!!! Lol Trust us!!!!
So here we are all settled in and ready for a mooch about down town Rio.
What a start to our journey....
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... Cathedral, the Arch Wall, the ceramic steps, and through the favelas, the slum areas of the city. He also brought us to a small restaurant where we had a very good meal for very cheap. The tour was very interesting, but since the guide didn't have a good grasp of the English language, we missed a lot, I'm sure. The tour lasted about three hours or so, then we were dropped off back at the hostel. We went down to the ...