BEST WESTERN PLUS Sol Ipanema Hotel
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We got to Rio in the not so direct way of via Sao Paolo so a little weary the only real choice was to hit Ipanema Beach for an afternoon soaking up the sun and people watching. Didn't take too long to realise that a) Brazilian men work out a lot and b) the women not quite so much but still very happy to show you the goods. Rio de Janeiro is exactly …
... areas and landmarks. We sat under an umbrella for a while cooling off with a fresh juice. I had the freshest pineapple juice I have ever had, Maurice had mango juice and Luana had cashew nut juice. It was nice but not really like a cashew nut. The way cashew nuts grow is strange, see photo.
Eventually we made our way back to the car and on to lunch at a Brazilian restaurant similar to a parilla in Argentina. It ...
... later we got off speaking to an American who lives here, he thought we were yanks, why does everyone think we are German or yanks? he then said oh it was either the US or Ireland, to which I replied what because of the colour of my hair...awkward ;-) We split off as we were going to hike half way, just to make it last a bit longer little did we know we'd be surrounded by little marmoset monkeys! The trail looked really cool it was made from the roots of ...
... at doing that. I just hope that he can stay motivated and enthusiastic because he could go so far!
After our project I did a bit of sunbathing and then got ready to go out to Copacabana. I predrank or "prinked" bicardo and coke and a bit of wine. We got to the club a bit too early so Kevin, Renee and myself went down the beach front and found a little place to eat and drink a bit more (I had a beer so I mixed drinks....). We then went back to ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBEST WESTERN PLUS Sol Ipanema Hotel Rio de Janeiro
Not great to look at from the outside but rooms were a good size and very clean. Breakfast was more the sufficient and the staff overall pretty helpful. Would happily stay here again
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