Villa Del Sol
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Rocinha is not only famous because it is huge, but it also has one of the best views in Rio. You can see christ, the beaches, and it is also sandwiched directly in the middle of the two wealthiest neighbourhoods in Rio. For this reason it is also pretty safe. The rich people asked the government to tidy up the favela to make it safer which in turn keeps the wealthy neighbourhoods safe.
It was this investment of money that built 3 ...
So excited for this part of the trip! We didn't have time to travel Brazil properly but had heard so much about Rio we had to have a week here to enjoy the sights. We were staying in books hostel in Lapa, the area known for it's street parties but on our first night as it was a Thursday and not much happens then we had some drinks in the hostel and didn't head out. The next day we took a trip to Copacabana beach, probably one of the most famous in the ...
... to meet up with Kate's friend, Dind. Funniest thing, while waiting there for 20minutes we had 3 groups of 3 Brazilian men stop and try to chat us up. Their English is surprisingly good when telling girls they are beautiful. It was pretty funny. Only on South America!!! We headed home, Jess was stoked and we were all amazed at the night. A rushed pack and a quick 2 hour nap before getting up to go to the airport! Awesome! This is why I love travel right? Who needs sleep??? Chao ...
... us food to apologise. Nicest guy.
We headed straight out and tried to make the most of our day. It was after all 1.30pm by now. Taxi over to Ipanema! Beach is always good. So much rain though. We walked a bit then went to a hotel with Japanese food. Weirdest sleeping and eating cycles lately. Post food, we attempted another walk...way too much rain! We stood on the side of the road, couldn't do a thing and just tried to hail a taxi.
Rio fan fest shop time. Everyone was ...
... up! We walked along to see what was going on, crowds of people were around by then and it soon became clear that a guy was lying on the beach being resuscitated by the paramedics! We couldn't believe it, they were performing CPR on him for at least 25 mins and then all of a sudden the crowd started clapping, they had brought him back to life! It was a surreal and scary experience, we had just seen someone dead on Copacabana beach and then brought back to life... We ...