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... worker), there is no sunlight in the narrow passageways, no yards, no play areas, no privacy. He also talked about how the Brazilians are not so enthused about this World Cup and there was a much higher level of excitement when it was in South Africa. The people are angry that the government is taking money to build all these stadiums rather than improving the lives of its citizens. In Salvador, I saw several signs along the theme ...
... wool cloud.
The combination of twilight and actually being in a cloud (this thing is about 800m high) turned out to be awesome. The Christ was lit up with purple floodlights that coloured the swirling mist as if beeing on the set of a horror movie. I wasn't too fussed about the views having already experienced some amazing ones at the Pao, but when the cloud finally did break, a night time Rio lay twinkling before me. Check the ...
... a verse of the English lyrics.
Olha que coisa mais linda
Mais cheia de graša. ╔ ela menina
Que vem e que passa
Num doce balanšo a caminho do mar
Tall and tan and young and lovely
The girl from Ipanema goes walking
And when she passes, each one she passes
Now that the song is stuck in your head, Boa Noite from Rio, dear friends!
... and looked completely out of place I spotted some Fanta in the soft drinks fridge and casually pulled the door open to help myself. To my surprise the door did not open and upon further inspection I realised the owner had padlocked the door! I'd never encountered such level of security for soft drinks and it dawned on me what kind of an area we were in.
As it was the week after the carnival the hostel was completely empty- even the owner wasn't at the hostel, we never ...
... suggest help, when they see me looking in my map. If they see I don┤t understand their directions, they go with me.
9/03/2014 - Rio: Lapa & Santa Teresa
I went to the marrket of the Africans, mentioned in LAMETAYEL - nonsense, place for local families for weekend. I bought many CDs, also a DVD of the 2014 carnaval!
I went to Lapa & Santa Teresa: nice, but I got very tired.
10/03/2014 - Rio shopping & flight home
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