Going to Ipanema beach, climbing the Cristo Redentor, the Arcos de Lapa, going to see the Flamingo at the maracanã stadium, and many more activities make this a wonderful city!
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South America210 days / April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November 2018
Highs & Lows
Trying açaí after a day at the beach gives energy! at night a delicious caipirinha.
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Q & A
What would you have changed?
To be able to continue climbing through Brazil, I did this trip by hitchhiking from the border of Argentina called Paso de los Libres. I arrived very tired and the volunteers helped me a lot, perhaps the distribution of time did not give me more to visit.
Anything go wrong during the trip?
In Rio it is impossible to find bored or angry people. I have never had a bad experience or any detail to highlight about Rio.
How was the food?
T.T Burger one of my favorites, in Copacaba you can eat an open buffet for 20 reais. Feijoa is a typical Brazilian food and is a menu for all lunches, the more homemade the better. On Sundays there are Churrascos (barbecue) on the street, tourists who want to join in and share are always welcome.
What tips would you give a friend?
I would advise you to always have your personal belongings, such as a cell phone, with care since there are many inhabitants and the tourist volume is a lot, that you do not go to the beach alone and fall asleep, there is never a lack of opportunists, and take good advice when buying a tour in authorized offices. Itau bikes are 100% safe and easy to buy. Uber and BlaBlaCar work very well.
Light clothing, Havaianas flip flops, Canga for the beach, sunscreen, hats and a lot of desire to have fun.
Uber, BlaBlacar, Hertz rent a car. Metro (subway).
In carnival times there are many surprises, all related to fun, if you are single, do not doubt that you will meet many people and if you are married you also have unlimited fun.
AirBnb and Booking If you use Facebook for example, I was guided by a group called Argentinos in Rio de Janeiro and there you can ask about anything you have doubts.