Fator Palace Hotel
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... is one of the best preserved colonial towns in Brazil. Occupied by indigenous tribes for years the French were thought to be the first mercenaries to arrive in Olinda but in the 1500’s it was the Portuguese and the Dutch who fought over and sculpted this town into what it is today.
Quaint cobbled streets, numerous churches and small colourful houses line the sleepy streets which come to life once a year during carnival. Interestingly Olinda is ...
... our room who was almost always drunk on coconut and vodka. His best line was to proclaim that "there are no mosquitos in Recife" as we all did our best to get rid of bites from all over our bodies. What a clown.
It's safe to assume that I don't have fond personal memories of Recife and I won't be rushing back any time soon. Then again, my rough patch aside, none of the group would be too complimentary about the city and its credentials as a World Cup host. Get me to ...
... have thought it was their match the way the Brazilian fans kept singing and cheering in the stands, all in Portuguese and presumably not about Costa Rica (whom Brazil seemed to be supporting). Fans in the Sport Club do Recife jersey were especially vocal. They have one song that is particularly scary. 3) Literally anyone or anything. 4) The Italians. A dismal showing by the Forza Azzurri, whose intensity on the field was no greater than the intensity in the arena ...
... Costa Rican dance. Apparently all Ticos learn this dance in grade school. The women wave their skirt at the bull, and the men play the role of the bull. Only in this rendition, our friend Carlos was the bull, and the guy with a beard dressed in traditional woman's garb, played the role of the woman. We were in hysterics, but I have to say both men had very good form. We made our way to bus that would take us to the metro where we had parked our car. We unfortunately ...
... interesting things. People selling tropical fruits, people selling barbecued corn, people selling meat strung up from their makeshift stalls??? We didn't stop to buy anything but I had to stop for a picture of the meat! It is illegal to sell meat like this over here but, like many things, the police turn a blind eye to this to focus on far greater crimes (or at least I hope they do?)
About an hour from our destination the ...