Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux Rio de Janeiro
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... asked the staff what they would recommend doing for the rest of the afternoon. The girl suggested a free Salvador Dali exhibit that was being held at a cultural center in town and also mentioned that there was a large bazar near there as well, which was good since Leslie still had some souvenirs to pick up. We headed to that metro stop on the CROWDED metro (The most crowded one we´ve seen. Santiago´s was REALLY crowded too, but this one really took ...
... deep through the favela. Something that could easily turn bad.. We have heard two stories of tourists being killed, one was a german tourist who went to take a picture in a favela in rio a month before we arrived and got shot dead. The second was a Swiss a week ago who was also shot, I think he was up to some sketchy business in their however, so probably deserved it.. Either way that is the reasoning behind me not having any photos in the favela, I was not going to ...
... end in Brazil (no more 10 p.m. Spanish meals, though we better get ready for that again in Argentina), so Emily and George took us out that Friday night to a locals-favorite churrascaria--the kind of all-you-can-eat Brazilian steakhouse where they constantly bring skewers of meat to your table and carve off slices unless you insist you can't eat another bite at that moment. All that Dennis and I had done with the gray, rainy day had been Cristo Redentor and a ...
... Inca Trail, in that there were no steps to follow, just tree roots that you sort of had to put your feet in and grab onto. Using the trees for leverage climbing up was also essential as it took the strain off the rest of your body. Would have loved my walking stick.
Around 2/3 of the way through, we come to a large rock probably 50 feet long that has not foot holds, just a chain that we have to use to climb up. It was not particularly steep, ...
Today has been a beautiful, relaxing day, and I'll tell you about it - later. It's after 1:00 a.m., and I am exhausted. I would have already crashed, but we are having a bit of an adventure with laundry. That, however, is a post for another time! This post pertains to the Feira Livre (Free Fair)! It's an adventure you cannot miss if you stay any time in Rio, and it is well deserving of occupying a solo post!
The Feira Livre occurs on Tuesdays in Praca ...