Windsor Guanabara Hotel
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It can be difficult to put into words just how beautiful something can be. Rio de Janeiro is one of those things. We went up Pao de Acucar (Sugar Loaf Mountain) this morning. The mountains two peaks are connected by cable car with the last peak being the tallest at 396m. And the views were truly beautiful. Beaches, islands, mountains, jungle, wildlife and of course Corcovador (the big Jesus) were all on show. It made the R$122 ...
... honeymoon here in Rio 24 years ago.
So what were our favourite parts of Rio?
Ollie: swimming in the big waves on Ipanema.
Sally: sharing the world cup final experience on Copacabana beach.
Jemima: the wildlife we saw! from the huge snake and the marmosets, to the brightly coloured birds!
David: Sugar loaf mountain! I liked the views and the exciting walk down!
So good-bye Rio, and see you soon Argentina!
... the other areas of the country we visited, in that it is all very run down. Urban planning seems to consist of squashing as many buildings as possible into any open space, couldn't believe that they have six lane highway running the length of Copacabana Beach. We have found the people very happy and friendly, much like South Africa, they have embraced the World Cup and have been very welcoming to the visiting fans.
... with foreigners (including basic English classes). She supports the people in putting spare places on AirBnB and talking to them about how things are working in the "outside world". To me this sounded fantastic and I was happy to be part of the project simply by being the gringo who is sleeping there and paying a fair rate considering crazy World Cup prizes in Rio. Despite getting some highly interesting insights on foreigners who recently got shot in ...
... return had come. The way down was enjoyable as we reminisced on every step that had carried us to the top. The descent down the rock climb was sketchy at times but we got passed it without any major problems. After a short while we had made our way to where the trail leveled out an gravity took over, we jogged/stumbled out the last few kilometers and back to the residential neighborhood where we had started. With one last look up the mountain I couldn't help but to be reminded of the strength of ...