Gavea Tropical Boutique Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... were in trouble when the doorman took a long time to make the taxi driver "understand" where we were going. That was the first time that we should've gotten out of the cab. I was sitting behind the driver and Sara was sitting next to me. The driver had very bad halitosis and was rolling on ecstasy and doing this weird thing with his tongue; that was the second time we realized we should've gotten out of the cab. Sarah is not very good with smells and we kept opening the ...
... of rice and another big plate of salad. Even Femi with his Adegboye stomach cannot finish it. Maybe if Bosun was here, he would have done it J Anyway we ask for a doggy bag in the end and will probably eat pork at rice for the rest of our stay in Rio. We also decide to have the famous Caipirinha. It is the most favorite Brazilian alcohol made of cachaša, brown sugar and lime. It has quite high content of alcohol and Femi is unexpectedly drunk after just one ...
... and best of all no traffic other than the odd bicycle or horse and cart. Getting Al’s suitcase over the uneven ground proved challenging but with some help from the lovely Riccardo, our host for 4 nights, we made it! Riccardo’s Pousada was absolutely delightful, we had a gorgeous heritage style suite with old wooden floors, a balcony overlooking the garden, an attic and mezzanine and marmoset monkeys that would come to visit! In fact we were doing a ...
... up a piece of sand. We ended up sitting up right next to a group of Argentina guys. We got talking and Kate ended up in a bet with one of them that if Netherlands won he'd have to buy her a beer and vies versa if Brazil won. He was a pretty confident lawyer.....sadly Jess and I, the true Brazil fans, didn't have good vibes about the game. Brazil was so flat after their 7-1 loss to Germany. The fans were pretty meh too. We also sat ...
... the summit of Pao de Acucar for sunset views across Botafogo Bay.
* Witnessing last-minute preparations and riot police training outside the Maracana.
* Meandering the cobbled streets of the bohemian neighborhood, Santa Teresa.
* Imagining Carnaval time in a deserted Sambodromo.
* Bowing at the feet of Cristo Redentor as we took in the fantastic city and beach views against a bright ...