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Took the metro out to the far north of rio today to visit the zoo. Located in a park that used to be the grounds of one of Brazils royalty, with the house/palace now converted into a museum, the zoo was a pleasant walk through the grounds. Sadly, like much of Rio, the park was home to a lot of rubbish! The grounds themselves, huge as they appear, were reasonably well maintained, but the waterways throughout were feral! In places actually over silted to the point of being solid ...
... to say good bye to Mike and Becca, they were going to the airport. Always sad to say good bye to people. Then we got up in Ellen's room to get a shower and get our luggage. Me, Trish and Michelle then left for our hostel. We got a taxi, even though it was less than a kilometer away. The hostel was called HI Copa Hostel, an okay hostel with a small pool on the roof and a half open common area. Later on ...
... botanico della città. A seguire, una scarpinata colossale dal giardino botanico fino all'ostello, costeggiando l'enorme laguna alle spalle di Ipanema. Ma il momento più bello della giornata, e probabilmente di tutti questi giorni passati a Rio, è stata la splendida serata passata nel quartiere di Lapa, dove tutti i venerdì sera una folle festante si riversa per le strade, tra baracchini, samba, bossa nova, musica dal vivo, e gente che balla un po' ovunque. Il clou della ...