Rio de Janeiro is the pumping heart of Brazil. From dusk till dawn this thriving city has a multitude of fantastic sights, sounds and experiences to be had be they hidden jems like the rickety tram up to Santa Theresa or standing proud like Christ the Redeemer that heralds visitors in to this unique city.
From the Rio de Janeiro Travel Guide
13 June 2013 - 19 June 2013
The June bonfire festivals occur on three separate evenings in June: 6/13, 6/24, and 6/29 in remembrance of St Anthony, St John, and St Peter, respectively. During this time in Rio, the streets and public squares are decorated with streamers and lanterns, intended to resemble a village market place. Bonfires are lit, and attendants participate in dancing, eating, and drinking events. In the spirit of tradition, mock weddings are held, and couples are supposed to leap the flames of the bonfires.
It was a really bad idea to stayed at this place. Its like a family house than the owner just try to made hostel. Pros. There is a metro station in just a few meters away from the hostel, which make that go to the beach and anothers places easy to going. Cons. There is no 24 hours reception. ... more
Party Hostel, noisy inside and outside. Good maybe for one night. Was not impressed. Moved next day to really nice hostel a few blocks away. ... more
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