Convento De Sao Francisco
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... to Mahatma Gandhi, a not so ancient and very ugly cathedral, and the Teatro Municipal. We also heard lots of history of Rio's development; the origin of the name 'Brazil', wars, invasions, and abolition of the monarchy and slavery. Later we went to Copacabana beach, and again our plans of swimming were scuppered by signs saying 'Do Not Swim'. Jayna went in for a dip anyway, in between sips of a caipirinhas, whilst Ken enjoyed ...
... the world we are living in, of the belongingness we share. Their instructor Kasia invited us to visit their music room where the children spent most of their days. The class was located at the basement of the CRJ camp- 2 or 3 floors below the ground floor. It was very narrow and haphazard room which sheltered 20 children - mostly girls. They had toys and educational materials which were very old, used and donated. Does donation always need ...
Well the rain didn't come yesterday as forecast. Instead there are torrential downpours today, on a day when we are taking an open boat ride from Ihla Grande back to the mainland and then bussing to Rio de Janeiro. We ate our breakfast açai and granola and then scrambled to get optimal seats near the back and downwind side of the boat where the ground looked dry. This turned out to be directly behind the captain who blocked the rain and waves from ...
... moved on.
Rio de Janeiro was so very different from what we expected. We had anticipated a South American San Tropez or Marbella, full of flashy cars and beautiful people, except that the scenery and beaches would be better, and the beautiful people would be wearing even less on the beaches. Oh, and ...
... looking animals, running along the road and up along a fence, at one point. We get a bit lost on our trek, and turn back to get some lunch, before continuing to some waterfalls. The scenery around us was breathtaking. *Samba street party- It was a Monday night and Aaron & Mitch were due to leave for Bolivia, the next day. We went out to outback steakhouse for a farewell dinner. Before we got there, Nik and I were really tired after a hangover day, then walks along Copacabana ...