Comfort Hotel Taguatinga
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... fortunate to be hosted by family members who are currently based here, in a tiny upmarket suburb called Lago Sul (which means South of the Lake). One of Brasilia's landmarks is the huge artificial lake called Lago do Paranoá (Lake Paranoá), which was built in order to increase water supply to the area. Most of the suburbs in Brasilia are named according to their position relative to the lake (north, south, east or west). Our stay here has been ...
... exiting arrivals we found everything geared to getting fans to the stadium, and everyone around heading there! Except us... at least for the game. As the local tour buses were not running today due to the game (and therefore the main justification/ plan for this side trip when booking) we jumped on the tourist bus into town and decided to check out the airplane shaped city on foot. After roughly finding ourselves on a tourist map I'd picked up in the airport we headed for ...
... apple sauce, it didn't hurt to have the morning sun on my skin and the brazilian breeze through my hair.
In the afternoon Marn and I picked up Bert from work and went for lunch to have some frozen acai, then drove around to take in some of the sights, land marks and famous architecture. Picked up Mateo and Gabriel from school and took in the last bit of their soccer game.
Marnie and Bert treated me to dinner tonight, where we went to a restaurant for churrasco, ...
... maybe France's "francs" were the same kind of funny, or the Euro. Still, Brasilia as the capital of Brazil, it's a funny name to me :)
So why is Brazil's capital in the middle of the country? Far from everything?Maybe you could also see it as as close as possible to anything. Brazil is a huge HUGE country.... And for a long time Rio was its capital, being far away from the North and West regions. So in the 60's a president candidate promised to build a new capital, ...
... odds of this working out being very tiny, I couldn't recall at all when they were driving back home and through what route (and the continent is kind of, big).
So, here comes the glorious list of luck being on my side:
- The strike at Potosi was finished on... exactly Monday evening, making my decision on Tuesday being the most unlikelyone, but my absolutely preferred, yaay!
- This meant I was going to be in South Bolivia, and Eduardo mailed me ...