Casa Caminho Do Corcovado
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- Shuttle bus service
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
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Just as we were leaving Toronto, I turned on our reading light which was a mistake. For some reason it would not turn off and thus we had to watch movies and sleep through a bright light shining on us. Even for me, Mr. Sleep-anywhere-anytime it was not a great night. Shayna fell asleep but it took me a while and my tooth which I was worried about …
... down the hill and waited for the next available van. It dropped us down at the ticket booth entrance where we unloaded and went into the next line to get the van to the bottom of the hill. So many lines for the day and we were just about over them by the time we finally got down to the bottom. We jumped on the next bus back to Ipanema and arrived there before making our way to the hostel and dropping us stuff off and freshening up.
We went ...
... sweet guy keen to try out his English. He told us that he really likes the way the Queen speaks as he pointed us in the direction of one of the share taxis. In the back of the white VW van, we met another woman who spoke great English, along with a student who was ready for a break from the city back at his home in the countryside. Up the hill, we followed the cobbled streets through Santa Teresa (a quarter famous for its artistic heritage) to a literary festival that ...
... it is very cool and windy with swell - first day the weather has been against us, so this wasn't a good choice. We do pass under the 14 km bridge (built in 1969-74) 9 km of which is over the sea - it is 72m at its highest point - it was the 2nd longest in the world, is now the 6th longest. The bridge has a one way toll. On the sea side of the bridge there is a flotilla of support boats for the oil rigs which operate off shore. Edson points out ...
... cool neighbourhood with bars, restaurants and lots of live music. It was sweltering hot so after that we headed back to the hostel for some chill out time until dinner.
We went out for dinner in Lapa as it is known for having lots of Samba music. I had a traditional dish - Feijoada, a black bean stew with various pork in it and Marcus a seafood pasta, both yummy! We then listened ...