Hotel Cristal Palace
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... the girls. In the afternoon we hired bikes and cycled round Lagao Rodrigo de fratas and tried to visit the botanical gardens, before realising we didn't have any locks.
That night we returned to the favelas to experience a local 'funk' night. Funk is a genre of dance music based on a samba beat. While being very entertaining it is incredibly hard to dance to, especially if you are a Gringo! However, the local bodybuilders had a well practised routine which fitted well to every ...
... called for rain, but Jose assured us that you'll see nothing but sun tomorrow and maybe 40deg C - we'll see.
There's just a couple of things that we want to see - Corcovado or Christo Rendentor and Pan De Azucar or Sugar Loaf. Beyond that, it's laying out on the roof under the hot SA sun (I hope) drinking some Brazilian beer. It's 12:00 a.m. - time for bed I guess. Updates and photos to follow tomorrow.
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We have been to many places in the world, travelled long distances and endured sleep deprivation in order to get to where we want to go. Our journey from Brisbane to Rio however, is by far the longest haul to date.
A 5am wake up call after an hour or two sleep following a good friends wedding, wasn't the ideal start! We left Brisbane International airport at 9.40am bound for Auckland, Santiago and finally Rio. The first leg was ...
It's the last stop on our whistlestop tour of Central and South America! I'm sitting in the hostel and have to get a taxi to the airport in 30 mins to catch our plane back to the Motherland; I know I won't get round to doing a post once we touch down in the UK so I'm going to quickly smash the Rio post out now. Firstly, I have to say that Rio is the most amazing city. It's got everything: beautiful ...
... to Lappa to check out Centro and have a look through the markets. Centro had some amazing architecturally designed buildings and many with gold platings on the roofs. It was visible that we were in a more business orientated district too as there were men dressed In suits carrying suitcases. Something I hadn't really seen or noticed for a while. The Lappa markets were your typical markets. Lots of the same stuff ...