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07-25-2012, 11:54 AM #11
07-25-2012, 02:31 PM #12
yes try that ,you won't be disappointed oh and if any days left....try to go to Buzios or Angra
07-25-2012, 05:40 PM #13
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08-13-2012, 06:37 PM #17
I went a few years ago with some friends and we stayed in a condo that was rented out. We stayed in Ipanema, and out friends stayed in Copa. 50% of our friends were mugged in Copa, and when they came over to Ipanema they found it to be much safer. When we walked over to Leblon, it felt even safer. I am not affiliated with the site, but I used flathuntersrio.com to book the condo. It was a really nice 2 bedroom condo with sofa bed, and was only $80/night. It was in a secure building with 24 hour security guard.
08-14-2012, 04:08 PM #18
09-21-2012, 05:36 AM #19
I booked a hotel at Ipanema 50m from the beach. Looking to find some activities for 7 days in Rio. Suggestions?
Thursday-Sunday - Belo Horizonte
Monday - arrive in Rio around 1pm, check in to hotel, then beach and later dinner.
Tuesday - Corcovado, go there at noon, then walk around the beach, dinner and maybe drinks after.
Wednesday - Sugar Leaf, then dinner
Thursday - ?
Friday - ?
Saturday - ?
Sunday - Flight to Belo Horizonte
Monday - BH
Tuesday - BH
Wednesday - Boston
Any suggestions of how to fill up my time?
10-03-2012, 08:19 PM #20
In Rio now. Went to Corcovado yesterday and Maracana today. Seeing the Cristo statue - absolutely amazing experience.
Went to a beach every day so far, I have to say that I wish I lived here...
Everybody here is a race car driver. I remember reading somewhere that everybody feels like they are a Senna, but.. shit! it's fucking scary to be on the road here. I was on the bus and it bumped off another bus twice while taking a corner at 40mph. Craziness.
Capirinha ftw. Gotta love the lemon infused cachaca. A sweet-sour 40% of alcohol. Bringing few bottles with me back to USA for sure. It's amazing that I can go to the beach, get a chair and for $3-4 I can get a drink there. Lotta people smoke weed, you can drink on the street but nobody here seems to be drunk, or at least boozed.
Tonight going to watch Brazil-Argentina friendly game at some bar. Going to Lapa tomorrow and Friday.
Anyone from Rio with more suggestions?