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Old March 15th, 2008, 11:49 PM
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I am wondering if it is possible to go to Ipanema Beach by yourself, or if you really have to take the ship's excursion. Is it possible to take a taxi there?
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Old May 26th, 2008, 02:37 PM
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I have taken a taxi there before, of course it can be done. However, Rio can be a dangerous city. Dress down and leave the Rolex at home. Don't carry an expensive camera AND a big bag that looks like it is full of expensive things.
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Old May 28th, 2008, 10:55 PM
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Yes, you can do Ipanema on your own. Take into consideration what Paul said and only take the essentials and go during mid-day. Stay to the beach area and you'll be fine but just use common sense like in any large area.

A cab will run you about $25 from the cruise ship port that Azamara uses, or at least did on our December cruise.

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