Ipanema Plaza Hotel
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It's a charmed life when one has the opportunity to Travel on a regular basis. Throughout my life, I have had the good fortune to see many places across the United States and to visit over 30 countries around the world. That being said, it is a rare ocassion when this itchy footed traveler makes a concious decision to visit somewhere TWICE. But …
So we arrive at Heathrow Terminal 1 with plenty of time to spare etc etc blah!
We are flying with TAP Portugal to Lisbon, then a quick turnaround (ended up being there for about 1/2 hr!) to Rio. On the Lisbon flight all the air steward/esses were very attractive- I asked Dan whether he thought the one guy was Goan and he said 'no he's …
... mødte jeg en flink og sjov franskmand (Baptiste) og en lokal turist fra hovedstaden Brasilia slog hurtigt følge, og vi besluttede at få noget mad og prøve den lokal caipirinha samme aften.
I området er de berømt for at lave en rigtig god cachacas - faktisk den næstbedste i Brasilien efter Minas Gerais. Jeg kan sige så meget, at efter den aften kan jeg skrive under på at den er rigtig god!
Med caipirinha i blodet gik bussen næste dag mod Rio de Janeiro. ...
... to the hostel and just as we got back the heavens opened. It absolutely poured with rain for a good couple of hours. There was talk about whether the street party would still go ahead but being British we just grabbed our brollies and set off regardless.
If you have seen the film 'The Hangover', that is the only way I can describe that evening. The whole area around the Arcos de Lappa was filled with stalls selling Caipirinhas. This is the local rocket fuel ...
... both a prostitute and a middle-aged woman who he demands I rescue him from. Bless him. We all get very drunk and plan to meet up again. The next day we venture out to Ipanema beach for more sun. Depart for a long walk from Ipanema to Copacabana, both areas of Rio with beaches adjacent to each other and both equally world-renowned. The smell of weed ruminates along the beach, as Rastas sell bracelets while nefariously plying their wares. Determined to get a new tattoo, ...
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