Hotel Mercure Belo Horizonte Lourdes
Travel Blogs from Belo Horizonte
... an old Brazilian friend. We met with Dan, Kai and Foggo at our apartment and it is nothing short of breathtaking, We are on the top floor of an apartment complex on Botafogo beach, with Sugarloaf mountain in the foreground. To the rear, Cristo Redentor looks directly out over onto us, his reliable protective arms offering us shelter.
We have visited Sugarloaf so far and plan to do Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer) tomorrow. You need to get there pretty early if you want ...
... not before sighting a sneaky smile between the two drivers, looking forward to giving the tourists a good scare! They opened after 5 minutes of high revs and the feeling of falling at any moment, at the gates of Hostel Malatta. We made our way up the stairs and encountered two dour looking English lads starring at the TV. I glanced there too, to see the score....Italy 0 - Costa Rica 1.... and my face instantly mirrored theirs and I knew England were out of the ...
... to help us if we looked lost, or just if we had a map or looked foreign, they wanted to stop and chat. Some guy bought us the local delicacy while we were stood next to him at the bar, it was kidney cooked in onions and a strange green vegetable I've never seen but is kind of like a tiny courgette, oh my word it was delicious. I've never had kidney before, it always sounded a bit gross. But it was amazing. So, so good. We ales ...
... to jericoacoara. It took us 15 hours to arrive but it worth it. After a 4 hour flight, 6 hour coach journey then a open sided 4x4 truck we arrived at jeri. My first relief was that our luggage arrived with us after being precariously thrown on top of this truck, second relief came when locals started offering accommodation. It was gone 11pm and I'm always a little ...
... a pair of shoes from someone who was standing behind us and went straight to the front....! Being British and witnessing an outrageous display of queue jumping Ash had to say something! But he was quickly rebuffed because apparently there is a law in Brazil that anyone over the age of 60 does not have to queue...! WTF!? Ash was ready to demand to see this woman's ID, since whilst clearly being Middle aged 60 felt like a push - there were no signs of old age so she could ...
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