Hotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Santa Teresa - Relais & Chateaux Rio de Janeiro
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... out of Brazil to prove that we were leaving at some point so that we could get an entry visa. In the end I ended up making us fake bus tickets with connfirmed payment. Immigration gave our passports a cursory glance and stamped us through. We were so relieved but I was also bummed out that my life of crime hadn't even been given the chance to blossom, back to being a standup citizen it seems, #whitecollar4lyfe! I was somewhat saddened that my didgeridoo which I ...
... and had about a third of it left over. Becky didn’t have a place to heat it up at her hostel so I ended up bringing it home and I’ll be having that for dinner tomorrow. If the weather is nice tomorrow I’m hoping to go walk around the lake in the city. It’s supposed to be a nice walk that take about two hours, so that will be a nice way to spend the morning, if this weather holds ...
I arrived in Rio at around 8pm on Saturday night and got what turned out to be my best taxi in Brazil (he didn't try to fleece me and knew where he was going). I got to my hostel which wasn't quite the glamour of the apartment in Ipanema but it would do the job for a night. I was asked if I was Argentinian and after saying I was English I was asked who I wanted to win. I said Germany which the Brazilians in the room were happy and Argies were not.
... standing up it was time to leave and we headed home around 3ish, noticing on the way the Argentinian campsites that had sprung up over the city ahead of the final the following day. World Cup Final day! We decided to watch it on Copacabana and soak up the atmosphere with the thousands and thousands of Argentinians in the crowd and a few Germans. Thousands of Argentinians apparently crossed the border once they had reached the final so there were an estimated 100,000 in ...
... to the tournament about safety turned out to be just that, we wandered around without any worries. Certainly there was an increased police presence as you would expect with the number of visitors.
The World Cup has probably surprised a lot of people including me, the games have been of a good standard with some positive football being played especially from the lesser lights from South America. The biggest downer ...