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... who kept us just as entertained as the locals who had attached ourselves to our lips. With no more beers needed once inside the club we could turn our attention to pulling out a few signature dance moves and try and avoid any teeth marks from excited locals. The night was a success as we all felt like we'd had a proper night out with locals and no prostitutes and very few tourists.
The next day we could just about muster enough energy to get to ...
... several guides for a suggestion of where to go, but they all shrugged their shoulders and explained everything was closed but would open at 4:00 before the Brazil game. I've been to several World Cups and have never had a hard time finding a bar to watch the game. I finally found a cafe with a TV. We pulled out a plastic table and chairs, pointed out some food (which was quite good) and had a great time. Definitely should have spent more ...
... Here you had this huge jumbotron screen and vendors and other little attractions, yet few people turning out to view these games that were being shown for free. It was difficult to determine whether this had to do with a lack of excitement or the fact that the Recife government had only agreed to hosting a fan fest within the last couple of weeks leading up to the Cup. Either way, something was amiss, ...
... people were getting ready for Carnivale which starts February 28th until March 3rd and every weekend until lent. Children were dressed up in costumes and parading to the cathedral so we had to enter through a side door. Outside we could overlook the coast of Recife.
The San Fransican Monks arrived here in 1585 followed by thwe Benedictine Monks in 1950.
Now it is utter chaos trying to get a van to take us back to the bus and ...
... one of the crew who works in the excursion office and who we have chatted to a few times came out at that moment. She was going to a local market at St Anthonys square, and was happy for the 4 (okay 6) of us plus another British lady, to go with her. We shared two cabs with her ably negotiating fares and destinations in Spanish with the driver. The market was fabulous – piles of local sea food; fish mongers chopping off heads of fish; cow hoofs turned into ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service