Hotel Villa Rica Rio de Janeiro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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Rieko, William and I did a morning walk along Ipanema beach and checked out the massive waves from the storm the night before.
It was Kina's 15th birthday today and we were heading to the "Cristo" at the top of Corcovada but a cloud stuck itself right over the top so vis was no good. We changed plans and went to the Rio Botanical gardens (a must see).
The history is quite something as the Nepolionic wars raged in Europe the Portuguese royalty panicked and ...
I got up this morning and really had one goal for the day. I wanted to go back to the Havaiana shop that we went to on the free walking tour of downtown and get some flip flops as gifts for a few people. So I got up, got the metro down to Carioca where the tour had started, and was pretty shocked at what I found. There were tens of thousands of people all crowding the streets and the squares for block parties. It didn’t look anything ...
You have definitely outdone yourself in the crazy, hot and busy departments. Highlights include: Spending New Years Eve on Copacabana beach with 2 million people all wearing white, while watching an amazing 20minute firework show and throwing flowers into the ocean for good luck! Seeing the 38m Christ the Redeemer statue up in the clouds. Cable car up to Sugarloaf mountain made for amazing views of Rio. Checking out the awesome mosaic steps in Saint Teresa. Visiting ...
... stopped to buy a few coconut waters off of the street vendors on the way around. I managed to complete the circuit in a couple of hours. Later I decided to give Christ another go. I caught the bus there which took about an hour. When I got there however it had again clouded over so once again I decided to go back and try again onther day.
Sun 17/8 Today was my last night in Rio. I had booked a flight for Bogota at 5.40am the next morning. I decided ...
... red. Great service, great food and a great treat for us - haven't really been anywhere like this our whole trip and was definitely worth it. We walked through Lapa back to the apartment where we spent the rest of the day after the soporific wine and large meal. Rise and shine to get the early train to Christopher Redento/Christ the Redeemer, wanting to beat the crowds. We got the second earliest train after a diversion for breakfast and were joined on it by none other ...