How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
Photos of Windsor Barra
Travelers also recommend:
TripAdvisor Reviews Windsor Barra Barra da Tijuca
Travel Blogs from Barra da Tijuca
We went back-and-forth about how to start this entry. Do we wrote chronologically or do we start with the juicy most recent stuff? We picked the most exciting part. Well it was exciting in hindsight. Sara and I made reservations at a fancy Chinese restaurant, because what else do Jewish people do on Christmas other than eat Chinese food? The restaurant is called Mr. Lam and it's very similar to a Mr. Chow or Philippe type thing. We got in a cab from our hotel and already ...
I can see why people are enchanted with Rio. What a nice city. Surrounded by large rocky outcrops with a wonderful harbour, fantastic beaches and a climate to suite. At least that's been the case for the few day we have been here. First up they took us to the Jesus statue on the mountain. You might notice there is a bit of scaffolding to one side, seems he had a piece of his finger blown off in a lightning strike. I couldn't see any damage so I guess ...
... with fog. We made a quick visit to Santa Teresa where we tried a local beer 'Chopp' (a light beer often drank at the beach to keep you refreshed and free of hangovers) and also a cheeky ride to Tijuca Forest which really did reveal Rio and some of its amazing views. Hitting the Cachaca tonight (alcoholic drink made with sugar ...
... were too hungry by this point to walk anywhere else. The portion was tasty but tiny and stupidly expensive (as is everything in rio). We ended up walking back to copacabana and having pizza! We won't be making that mistake again. Day 4 (sun 7th sep) Just had our last hotel breakfast and are about to pack to go to our hostel in ipanema. I'm just getting to grips with this blog malark so will out photos on when I've worked out how. Rebecca ...
... that my food and drinking budget just increased significantly. I managed to get fast company and enjoyed watching the game among a few other Germans but surrounded completely by Argentineans. Many of them were a little bit too passionate about football and some even turned aggressive. After Germany scored in the extra time, chairs were flying and the atmosphere seemed to turn for a few moments. However, the Germans were celebrating big and it was a long and fun ...