Windsor Excelsior Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... He did not give a house number so when we got to the street we used the taxi driver's phone to call him. He told the driver to take us to the park gates and he would come down to meet us. So the driver dropped us off at the gate and left. Sergio (our host) was not clear and did not tell the driver to wait because there was still about a half a mile, up hill through the park to go to get to the entrance to his favela (neighborhood). Once at the entrance there ...
... wait. (400 cruise tourists were on excursions to Corcovado plus others! We think the Tijuca Park van people were trying to control numbers at the top.) Finally, up the winding hill we went, through Tijuca forest, the largest urban forest reserve in the world and actually man made. The ride was bumpy and back into the clouds and moisture but exciting. Took some close up photos of Christ the Redeemer ... with better ...
... in 1822, it adopted Monarchy as its form of government (with Emperors Pedro I and Pedro II). Many historians and Brazilians from other places saycariocas are nostalgic of the Royal and Imperial times, which is reflected in many place names and shop names.In 2009, the city won their bid to host the games of the XXXI Olympics in the summer of 2016. This was the fifth bid by the city, whose 1936, 1940, 2004 and 2012 bids lost.
... Near the end of one of the trails there is a walkway that leads right under one of the smaller falls. Once you start walking down the stairs keep to your right and you will find it. There is also a great panoramic picture on the lower trail as well.
- Circuito Superior (Upper Trail)
... through Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and then finish up the trip in the Amazon in Manaus, Brazil. Being that it is the heart of winter here (not sure if I can deal with sub-70 degree temperatures ), the southern areas will be cold now. I'm already feeling it here in Rio. It does make more sense to avoid the cold and start up top where it is warm. So, I think I have decided to go to Salvador by bus, then fly to Manaus, Brazil and fulfill one of my dreams ...