Carlton Hotel Brasilia
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... who didn't: spoilers ahead. So the first half was good, but no points scored, it was in the second half that the goals were scored. Colombia were attacking our end, and a couple of goals in quick succession, one from our corner, which was great to see. And even better to be surrounded by all the Colombia fans. A relief for everyone. And everyone got totally into the chants and excitement. Another for Colombia, more adoration chants. And finally, some relief for Ivory ...
... was security and plenty of room
I had a few problems getting my tent pegs into the asphalt, but I did in the end, worth bringing 6 inch nails as pegs, I think
It was another early start, 6 AM, I was up at 5 and waiting for the service station to open for a coffee, a young lad passed me one out of the window before they were opened properly, I was quite chuffed with that, a nice thought, so it was all packed and we set off again, we would pull over later ...
... the cement cracks....well not quite.
Need a government ministry building, or maybe 16? Then 16 identical buildings house the respective ministers. Need housing for a rapidly growing population? Then build 10 identical 12 storey high apartment blocks. It's a socialist ideal behind everything and everybody is equal hence public buildings are designed so as not ...
... swimming in one, but we saw so many, and the brazilians would every time dive in as enthousiastic. While I would be thinking, hey I am just dry!
Also the musicscene is nice, a couchsurfer took me to an Aerosmith coverband, and I attended a free festival with 3 stages and good performers (you only had to bring 1kg of food to give to a local foodbank, lovely initiative).
Further very nice CSers like Nay, Cleber, Franziluz and Tiago took me around to interssting places ...
... middle of the country has a major hydro-electric project creating by damming a river to create a reservoir. All our information about the country was now coming from a German guidebook I acquired from our hotel in Buenos Aires, so we turned down side roads to find the one hotel recommended in the whole area on the shores of the lake. It was a lovely hotel in a perfect setting - and totally occupied by some company's off-site retreat. So we back-tracked to the main ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services