Rio de Janeiro Journals

Now*This is the true place for pleasure! Rio deJan

A travel journal to Rio de Janeiro by ademir

Quote: If you ever wanted to experience on of the world's marvels. This is the place. Beautiful Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Make sure you link at theses links!

Now*This is the true place for pleasure! Rio deJan

Overview

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The best experiences to portray would be that of the many splendid beaches of Rio. Imagine for once, basking along the beaches of Copacabana or Flamengo. Visit the botantical gardens there as well as view Sugarloaf mountain. Brazil is one of my favorite destinations, but Rio takes the pie! As you view the many clubs or outside cafes, you will be astonished by the beauties, and I mean some of the world's most beautiful women of this world. Check it out and you will not be disappointed.Quick Tips: Keep valueables in hotel safe especially jewelry while on the beach. Don't do the common wrong things as keep valueables under beach towel. This is the oldest trick in the...Read More

Caesar Park Ipanema

Hotel | "Caesar Park Hotel"

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This hotel is the 'cadillac' of beach front hotels. It is situated directly among the beach of Ipanema. If you remember the girl from Ipanema, she is probally one of the many beautiful princesses strolling outside. You can obtain your reservations via email inquiries, reservations@caesarpark-rio.com

If you choose this hotel, you had better save alot of money, since the royal treatment will earn it here. If you choose not to stay here, at least visit the hotel.

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on October 30, 2000

Caesar Park Ipanema
AVE VIEIRA SOUTO 460
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
55-2125252525

Leme Othon Palace

Hotel | "Leme Othon Palace-Copacabana"

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Copacabana, the most joyful and beautiful place of the 'wonderful city' where the night is a party. Very well located, it is very close to the most famous points of Rio, only 30 minutes from the International Airport and 15 minutes the Santos Dumont Airport. Rates are around $105-$120 a night. Facilities with; air conditioning, frigobar, telephone, Color TV w/ remote control, room service 24 hs, safe, laundry, shops, and outside parking. And don't forget the beach is directly around you!

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on October 30, 2000

Leme Othon Palace
AVENIDA ATLANTICA 656 LEME
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
55 21 3873 5900

InterContinental Rio

Hotel | "Hotel Inter-Continental Rio"

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Prestigious beachfront location next to the São Conrado Fashion Mall and adjacent to the Gavea Golf Club. I only recommend this hotel not so much for its very high rates, but it is commonly thought to be the best hotel in Brazil. Business options include choice of Rm upgrade/dbl air miles/full brkfst daily/ Upto 2 wknd nts at 50 pct off bus. opt. rate 24-hour front desk. Express check-out, private check-in at club floor. Business centre, concierge. Shops. Restaurants/bar/lounge, beauty salon/barber, Fitness centre/spa. Valet parking and free parking for guests. It is located about 9 miles from downtown and about 30 minutes from the airport. You will see three tennis cou...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on October 30, 2000

InterContinental Rio
AV. AQUARELA DO BRASIL 75
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
552133232200

Pedra da Gávea

Attraction | "Pedra da Gavea"

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This is a very famous location for hang gliders, overlooking the beaches of Sao Convado. Just one more reason that Rio is called the 'marvelous city'! Your views seen are truly worth the experience. I had only previously experienced non-nature views in the past.To feel such freedom in the air is quite remarkable.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on October 31, 2000

Pedra da Gávea
São Conrado
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22451-261
Not applicable

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Rio de Janeiro, was discovered on January called (Janeiro in portuguese) 1,1502 by Portuguese seamen who thought they had found a large entrance of a river called (Rio). It was later determined to be called Guanabara Bay. 50-60 years later, French sailors were in Rio areas looking for brazilwood while the Portuguese crown established the city of Sao Sebastiao do Rio de Janeiro. After a few years of fighting, the French were expelled and settlers began to work the land. In the early 1700's, it became a more important city with its population increasing immensely as it became the major shipping area for diamonds and gold that came from Minas Gerais (General Mines). In 1763, the capital of Brazil was...Read More