Golden Tulip Ipanema Plaza
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- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... of him, the amount of tattoos he sported and also the two great big scars on either side of his mouth (aka Chelsea Smile). We also soon decided that he was probably part of a violent street gang that preyed on the vulnerabilities of british tourists who would likely be carrying backpacks containing a fair amount of cash, electronic equipment, passports and credit cards etc. This, plus the fact that despite the bus being pretty much empty he decided to sit in the seat directly ...
... to give money to the people and they refused saying "I hope you like our country." What are the chances. There are good people in the world. We waited around for a bit and caught up with some friends. Before this however, we had the joy of being targeted by a couple of random groups of men which led to so many giggles and over all hilarious ness. Then we had to quickly pack, have a two hour nap before hitting the airport... Again. Buenos nachoes!! ...
The favela was interesting but disappointing. I'm not sure how to phrase this without it sounding bad but it was almost too normal and not as bad as we expected. The houses were very small, tightly packed and fairly haphazardly built and there was an open sewage system but the roads and paths were tarmacked and there was a tram line going up to the top of the favela. Almost everyone had smart phones ...
... in most of the upmarket
hotels, selling intricate and elegant silver, pearl and gemstone
Areas to avoid
Slum (favelas) area must be avoided. At night time, it is not safe to
walk alone. It is suggested to always be accompanied by a Brazilian, who knows the language, city and places to visit. It is
safer to visit shopping malls and large restaurants, where there are
always a good number of people in the ...
... of 1,844 visitors to the blog. Obviously, that was a lot of you coming back to the blog a lot of times. I'm not sure how the software counts a 'read' (as in, how long you have to be on a page to be counted) but the most read was Denise's Himalaya trek at a whopping 364 readers, followed by our proposal at 161 readers and decreasing from there.
We may follow up with a final entry of our thoughts of the 6 months, or we might just see you and tell you about ...