Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro
... one of the women Sara offered (via sign /hand language) to take us and so we spent the next hour with our new Brazilian mum shopping for our weeks provisions. Since that moment she made Ali a coffee every morning, baked fresh chicken empanadas for us and introduced us to her two daughters. We felt very welcome and everyone was so friendly we immediately fell in love with the place. Dinner that evening we met some of Hannah's old mischief workmates who are in ...
I need your grace
To remind me
To find my own
If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world? -- Lyrics from Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
Busy, busy day - for all involved. We were up by 6:00 a.m.! Dresses and suits pressed, nails done, quick coffee and breakfast, make up, Mauro straightening his ...
... the large macaws, toucans, a reptile house & alligators, including this one enclosure that looked totally out of commission. Inside was an island covered in trees & weeds, with a lily choked moat around it. Couldn't see any signs & was about to keep moving when this little kid leaning over the rail yelled out to his dad. So I went to see what he was looking at, & there was this huge snake swimming between the lilies! So looking closer we found this huge ...
... we walked to the nearby supermarket to purchase supplies for tomorrows New Year's celebrations. After a long thirty minute wait in the check out we were happy that we didn't have to do that again tomorrow.
The plan for tonight was to meet the group for dinner in Copacabana. We decided to leave a bit earlier and have a wander. Running into Danny in the hotel lobby we ventured in together. Emerging from the metro station ...
... out, has lead to a more educated area and children are actively encouraged to go to school with more educational needs provided for. I am still at a loss how the sanitation or postal system worked, but apparently they have it all set up to work. We decided on Thursday that if we could, we would leave Rio early to head to Ilha Grande, the sense of doom with the hostel was growing as the weekend approached. Friday was forecasted to be rain free so we would speedily ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services