Convento De Sao Francisco
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
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I knew I was going to the beach in the afternoon with the Americans from the plane so I decided to buy my first Brazilian bikini! They are actually really comfortable and their sizes were perfect for me! I think maybe I was Brazilian in my past life. I spent all day playing in the waves with the guys and Denise, their hostess through airbnb. We had caipirinhas and these cod fish balls that I love. (We need to try an make them.) A few young girls got caught in ...
... girl had a T shirt on that said it all "To live is to Travel". Say no more only "Thank you all"!
- Today we were up early about 7:00 am to head out to the Corcovado as we were all going to cram into William's car again all 8 of us and trek up to the hill. We climbed up the very steep and windy roads to the base of the shuttle buses. We were quite early but it was already packed. ...
... and the following afternoon we went to explore the bohemian neighbourhood of Santa Teresa after meeting up with Ingrid and Jason. Santa Teresa is famous for its colourfully tiled Escadaria Selarón, built by the Chilean artist Selarón who famously doused himself in gasoline and lit himself on fire at the base of the stairs (?). Despite it being just after midday when we arrived at the stairs, it was heaving with party-goers looking for the next bloco and the ever ...
... the statue itself, which is the biggest art Deco statue in the world. It really is enormous. We were quite lucky that we had a clear day and not too many people up there.
Another day we went to explore the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana. Neither of us is a fan of beaches, and we chose quite a cloudy day to visit. We went first to Ipanema and had a caipirinha (cocktail of cachaça (sugarcane spirit), lime and sugar) in the bar where ...
... places tourists don´t get to see. Then I asked him how he got into helping kids in the area and he gave me his life story since 2000... It was breathtaking and legitimately almost brought me to tears. I will need to check back to tell this story because it is long, but basically, this man is nothing short of incredible is the most selfless person I have ever met. The world needs more people like him. Check at the bottom of this post for the story. After ...