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... called this ‘oi leita’ which means something like wave riding! That was pretty cool but we did see the life guards in action as a girl got pulled out to sea so you didn’t need to go far out for big waves. We both get badly burnt again as it was really breezy. Everyone on the trip did though. Think it was more wind burn because we put plenty of cream on.
The hostel was really homely and was run by a lad from Dublin and an Italian guy ...
... divided Leblon and Impanema beaches. There weren't any people on the dunes but they offered a perfect place to make a seat in the sand so we sat. The vendors came by and one lady who sold me a sarong told us we shouldn't sit there because this was where the thieves frequented.
We didn't really believe her until we witnessed a man rip the necklace off another man's neck and run off down the beach. We promptly continued on, wading in the water to get ...
... entertainment preferably Samba. And we find this derelict building transferred into an ‘underground’ club. It was great, there were no tourists around and lots of people with great dancing skills, which meant we were just standing on the side and watched.
Sunday 30th November
My brothers birthday is today, 24 years old. Happy birthday Tomas!
Last day in Rio. Sante Hostel was great, Bela and ...
... mileage that we've traveled in the last 45 days or so, but I'm sure that we're well over 15,000 miles once we get to Toronto. I'll calculate that when I have a chance.
I'll update a few more sessions once we get to Toronto, but I wanted to thank each and everyone of you who spent time reading all this stuff. It's really great to know that you've got friends who are interested in some of the travels.
Bob & Deb
... to watch the sun set over the Two Brothers mountains. The effect of the sun turns the water into a glassy reflection and the atmosphere is incredible as everyone bursts into applause when the sun goes down, as a guy on an acoustic guitar strums away. JESUS CHRIST The Redeemer, no less. In visiting this monument, in this trip alone I've now managed to clock up my third 'Wonder of the World' after standing jaw-to-ground at both Machu Picchu and Iguazu Falls. I would ...