Golden Tulip Ipanema Plaza
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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... crowded today. They are old too. They are the same ferries we used back in the 70s, though I see that they will soon be introducing newer versions.
Its 13 kms (8 miles) across the water from Rio to Niterói. We pass the naval dockyards and the remarkable Santos Dumont Airport. If there had been a plane landing while we passed we would have had to duck our heads. We also pass a "saveiro" (schooner) full of tourists enjoying a bay cruise as well as ...
... now pedestrianised, whereas before it looked more like a scruffy parking lot.
We visit the impressive Museum of Art of Rio de Janeiro, and find to our surprise that, as we are considered “aged ones”, we get in for free.
On a pier beside the square, the striking new “Museum of Tomorrow” is almost finished. It looks like a crocodile to us.
This square has been totally revitalised, ...
After 3 flights, 2 cities, 24 hours and a couple of visa conversations we were finally in South America and to start it all we were in one of the most famous cities of them all, Rio de Janeiro!!!
By the time we cleared passport control and got our bags it was somewhere close to 5:30 in the morning, resolving ourselves to a cab we jumped in and headed for our hostel in the famous Copacabana Beach.
Arriving so early there was no chance our room would be ready so after a bit ...
... started to race. I seriously thought we were going in for a dip. At the last minute the plane levelled out and relief swept over me but there still wasn't any land beneath us. Suddenly the land appeared but then we did a huge lurch down and hit the runway with a bump. Then came the braking......it was so strong that my bag flew out from under my seat and straight under the seat in front of me. It was the first time my seatbelt had actually come in handy on a flight. ...
... and was welcomed by Sergio, shown all around, told the lay of the land and given a comprehensive map with everything worthwhile on it including bus routes and advice. I met my room-mates fairly quickly (6 bed female dorm with an en-suite). They were heading out for the night. Having been up for 22 hours at that stage, I figured I'd be best off staying in, but then I am Ali, and also thought it would be a great way to get to know people ...