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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... was spent visiting one of Rios 600 favelas, which house around 20% of the city's population. We were shown round Santa Marta by one of its residents and our guide to translate. It was an experience that I am glad we had. Rio's favelas (especially those which boarder the more affluent areas of the city) have been in the process of being cleaned up since the Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) was set up in 2008 to reclaim the areas from the drug dealers and ...
... in which about a third of Brazilian people live.
The city of Rio is really split into north/south halves, with the beaches being the south and the city centre and increasing suburbia to the north. In fact you literally drive under the Christ mountain in a tunnel to get from one side to the other.
The Maracana stadium is the one where the World Cup final was held last year, and will also host the ...
... your arms up...no problem except that Wayne followed me and proceeded to crouch down and repack his day bag in the middle of the checkpoint area. So a man came over to him and started taking him away!!!!! Not again!!!!! I couldn't believe what I was seeing. They swabbed his bag we think for explosives!!!! or something else.... Seriously who starts looking dodgy right in front of the people looking for just that!
Anyway the 10 hour flight form Auckland to Santiago was ...
... but very calm. I would miss Brazil tremendously, but I know I will be back one day to see how else it might grow and what else it might have to offer. So as I rode in the taxi cab to the airport and saw many a dark-skinned Brazilians selling chips and drinks along the highway (a stark contrast to the very light-skinned Brazilians who were in the stands during the games), I remained reflective and filled with respect toward Brazil and all of its people! Ciao Bella ...
A 1 hour and 40 minute flight from Iguacu and we landed in the amazing city of Rio de Janeiro.
Now before we continue the blog we will address the safety issue. We have all received many messages of deep concern from all of you about our welfare in Brazil and to be safe and careful. We really appreciate it ...