Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel
Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro
Pedro and Carlos were on our case again today picking us up at 9am for a half day trip. First stop was the Botanical Gardens this was after negotiating the Rio traffic which is something to behold. Drivers changing lane all the time, motor bikes weaving in and out...!
The Botanical Gardens are close to the city, though when you walk round …
A quieter day today following the full-on day we had yesterday. No Pedro so we were left to our own devices.
First off we took a taxi to Santa Teresa which is in the Northern part of the city and is one of the older parts. On the way we noticed that the temperature had risen to 38 degrees, phew! Santa Teresa was interesting with the old …
Today's title says it all.
Our guide Pedro picked us up from the hotel together with Carlos the driver at 9am. We lost an hour's sleep as today is the first day of Brazilian Summer Time. We are therefore now only 3 hours behind UK time.
We did a lot on our tour today and it was great having Pedro and Carlos to take us round. …
Up promptly as ever this morning to complete our packing. After another excellent breakfast we took a final walk to look at the falls. Staying at the Das Cataratas gives us an advantage as the park is not open to the public until 9am so we virtually had the falls to ourselves. Got talking to another couple from England who are doing a similar …
Our journey north from Iguazu was a short 1 hour 35 minute hop, and took 45 minutes for us to be ready to go. Our driver was waiting outside and it was off through the Rio rush hour to the hotel. What amazed us were the street sellers, selling cold drinks, crisp and other things, who stood in between the lanes of slow moving traffic on the motorway …
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service