Hotel Villa Rica Rio de Janeiro

Rua Conde de lages 2, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, 20241-080, Brazil | 3 star inn
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Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro

Rio, beaches, Christ the Reedemer &hang gliding!

A travel blog entry by jennifer.locke

Arrived in Rio de Janeiro at the bus station at around 9.30 am and got a taxi to my hostel, situated on a hill in Santa Teresa, just west of the city central. The taxi driver had no idea where to go and kept ringing people on his mobile. No actually, they don't ring, they like use their mobiles as walkie talkies and press a button on the side, ask …


A travel blog entry by vicky193


I had hoped to spend a couple of days in Curitiba on my way from Puerto Iguazu to Rio de Janiero, but the Gods (in the form of buses) conspired against me and I had to skip it and get to Rio a day earlier than planned. After a minor scare where I thought I'd lost my passport on the way to the Brzilian border, the rest of the journey passed without …

Going Loco at the Bloco

A travel blog entry by filipmontberg


... actually...
We also visited Cristo Redentor on the friday before the bloco, and it was an absolutely magnificent sight :P We took a public bus there but they're not very efficient in Rio and rather than operating in "lines" the operate in "circles" so it takes a massive detour. You then take a train up through the Tijucan forrest, a man made "urban forrest" and the favelas that have been built there. It was very crowded when we got ...


A travel blog entry by ellen.jermy


... 4:30 and ended up spending about 4 hours there, but in the end this didnīt matter because the views are amazing. Everyone crowds to one spot at the top where you see the sun desend below the mountains and Cristo becomes a tiny shadow.

By about 2 days in we realised no speaks English out here..totally different to South East Asia where thereīs always someone who understands you. Miming has helped a lot; ...

Day 138/140 Samba

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot


... John and I had already been to Rio. I found it much improved, especially the security. There is police everywhere. Cool police, though. The city is preparing for two major sporting events : the Soccer World Cup and the Olympics! I am not sure how they will get all done for it but people say works are ahead and they are working day and night.
Rio has about 6.5 millions inhabitants and, in my opinion, this is one of the liveliest cities in the world. These ...

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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good