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... of the city and the bay.Today is Good Friday so lots of shops and other places are closed for the holiday. We’re lucky we got this tour. The positive side of this is that there is little traffic downtown to get through.Tonight, in celebration, we’re going to a Brazilian BBQ. We’ll take pictures there too. The word is that they bring huge skewers ...
... us will know that we MUST have been tired! Day 2 (Friday 5th sep): got up at 7am. Went and made the most of our included hotel breakfast. Jack surely made up for not having dinner last night...7 plates was it?! Once fully fed and watered (very important) we went to explore Copacabana beach (literally in front of our hotel). We walked 2/3 along taking in the views and couldn't get over the size of the waves. They are soooo big ...
... you could not see a thing of the glorious Copacabana past the cloud surrounding the mountain, so that wasn´t ideal.
The Museu Historico however, is excellent, giving an informative without overloaded history of Brazil since colonisation. I also learned that in some indigenous tribes, when a child dies, family members eat parts of it as a show of love. Interesting.
I rounded off day one at the Belas Artes ...
... old FIFA music with photographers taking pictures of people holding the FIFA World Cup statue. The line was pretty long but we had to do it. The guy asked if sony had permission to use our image and we said yes. I then asked how much the photos were and suprisingly they were free, awesome. The line moved along at a good pace and the fact that the pictures were free made the wait even better. We got 1 cool snap each, me being me of course had my elbow in Danielles face holding the ...
... sitting opposite me started making gentle expressions of concern, eyes widening with panic before finally emitting shrieks of fear as a giant black beetle, buzzed about the terrified passengers, before for eventually crawling into a corner to die. Cue much hilarity as the endorphins of relief worked their magic.
My final day in Rio was my first experience of rain In Brazil. Nothing major but the temperature had dropped to the ...