Grande Hotel da Barra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
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... on top of Jamie as his top bunk bed had collapsed. The entire frame had caved in and separated the two stricken bodies on the bottom bed. After a few seconds it became clear that neither of them were hurt (Jamie had a little scratch on his finger) and Matt began to move his mattress to the floor. How this didn't happen at the Hostel of Terror is beyond me and the incident didn't do anything to improve our opinion of Brazilian construction.
For the World Cup ...
... our sign said. The three of us remained quite calm, our main worry was missing the match rather than spending any time in a Brazilian police station or prison as we'd done nothing wrong. As the policeman inspected our sign he saw on the other side we had written '5 spare tickets, Holland vs Costa Rica' but luckily we managed to convince him this meant we were looking for tickets rather than selling. The policeman weighed us up, realised we weren't seasoned touts and ...
... the stadium, enjoying how Germany beat Portugal with 4:0. Besides a great view on the game I also saw Angela Merkel from my place. The break I spent in one of the lounges with the sales team of a large German company. After travelling for so many months it was fantastic to see so many cheering Germans abroad. After the game a whole day of partying in the streets of Pelourinho was just as I expected Brazil during the World Cup to be. ...
... of the north are super nice. I think the fact that i can talk to people gives me a great advantage. Anyway I'm going to enjoy are 4 days here. It's sweaty hot and I'm constantly wetting my hair. I hear great music down the street so must go. I'll post some pics once I take a few. Até ...
... to do and the scope of what she achieved is inspirational. They told a wonderful story inside the museum (one of many), about how she had a real passion for the sick and in particular the young newspaper sellers who lived on the streets. She used to be escorted by policemen at night as she walked the streets helping them. Coming across a young boy one day who was sick, she was frustrated by the fact that she had no-where to nurse him to health. She then remembered ...