Carlton Hotel Brasilia
Travel Blogs from Brasilia
So, I've been in Brasilia for two days now and in a few hours, I'll be on a plane to Paraguay for the second part of the trip. Brasilia has been an interesting two days...most of which has been spent with our office staff trying to resolve a number of pending issues. Without getting into a lot of details, these two days have been both very …
Had a city tour of Brasilia today, with our guide Billy. He
was raised in Brasilila from the age of 4 and is so enthusiastic about the
place – he says it is his mission to smash peoples preconceptions of the city
Brasilia has an interesting history – in 1891 it was written
in to the constitution that a new city should be built inland, to redistribute
the population west to make the most of the resources inland – at that time ...
... and ecologically sound than the jungle lodge in Ecuador with, for example, Capuchin Monkeys being encouraged from trees with peanuts. However, I did see a sloth that seemed genuinely wild and also kayaked to a lovely swimming hole by a waterfall.
My plans for the last three days in Panama were torn up so that I could visit the trendy new backpacker destination of the San Blas Islands and pretty ...
... had a prophetic dream in which he described a futurist city that roughly fitted Brasilia location. Today there are many references to this priest who founded the Salesian order .One of the main Cathedrals carries his name.
Brasilia contains the highest concentration of works by the best known Brazilian artist and is on display in the many gardens and buildings . There are 24 museums to tell the story ...
... may go crazy but once you've understood the logic, it's fine. You just need to know how the blocks got their number. My overall feeling is that the town is quite weird and would never imagine a city like this. But still, there are many nice places in Brasilia and its futuristic concept goes with it's futuristic architecture. The cathedral for instance which has nothing to do with the classic ones. The national museum looks ...
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