Casa Aurea Pousada-Guesthouse
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... show us around, slightly indulgent but proved to be a fabulous way to see the city. We met Daniel at a hot and sticky Copacabana beach and took the bus through the city to Santa Teresa. The air was instantly fresher when we stepped off. The area houses lots of colonial architecture with numerous buildings that have been turned into hostels and artists showcasing their talents. There is graffiti of varying standards all over the area, and lots of references to ...
... and the atmosphere was great. Lots of singing and shouting and every time the local team came close to scoring a goal the whole crowd stood up to watch. So lots of energy in the crowd and fortunately Rio won 3-0. There was a young boy sitting right in front of us who was supporting the other team and you could see him getting more and more despondent as the game went on and he left in disgust before the end.
... good reason I guess. We got to lapa and walked around the markets that were set up in the main square before we decided to go to the lapa steps. Its typically kind of dangerous at night but we had a big group.
We bought a lot of beers on the street. Why I love Brazil. We got some food had more beers and at some point in the night Patrick somehow disappeared. We looked for him but saw no signs so we gave up. Shortly afterwards, tim and kirsty left and Sam ...
... of course!
We got to go and visit a havianas store, where we all got a 10% discount which brought the price down to the strating price of the thongs in the market... Which could then be bargained down a further 20% noone bought anything, it was a rip off.
We then went to the State government building which was a converted jail cell, and a pretty sweet building, right is the centre of town. We then went to visit the King of ...
... of the world cup. I will admit that it is easy to get caught up in it all and forget that the world is filled with drastic inequality and suffering. We forget that those of us who attend the world cup are among the wealthiest people in the world and do not represent the majority of people. It is true that we meet others from all over the world, but they too are among the few who have the means to travel and truly enjoy this global event. The protest ...