Hotel Novotel Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There's just something about it, an almost intangible thing. Sometimes dirty, sometimes smoggy, I'm sure sometimes dangerous, aren't all cities. But mostly it's just kinda perfect. There's juice stores on every corner, selling simple and delicious food and of course amazing natural juices. Most of the avenues, streets and roads are leafy and dappled in ever present sunshine. The trees are giants, huge leafy sentinels with tendrils of ...
... up a piece of sand. We ended up sitting up right next to a group of Argentina guys. We got talking and Kate ended up in a bet with one of them that if Netherlands won he'd have to buy her a beer and vies versa if Brazil won. He was a pretty confident lawyer.....sadly Jess and I, the true Brazil fans, didn't have good vibes about the game. Brazil was so flat after their 7-1 loss to Germany. The fans were pretty meh too. We also sat ...
... a favela (and rents an extra room on airb&b) explained that most of those living there have full-time jobs, but don't earn enough to live in the city proper. It's a real neighborhood with schools, free health clinics, shops, and food markets. Having said all this, they are clearly homes for those without much money - you have to walk to the nearest road to catch a van to your job (probably downtown Rio as a domestic, ...
... just the 3 of us today. the locals definitely weren't impressed with the skills of us gringos, but some Europeans were. we quickly went from 3 Aussie girls with a Brazilian soccer ball and 2 Americans to an extra 4 Norwegians wanting to join our top quality beach volleyball game :-) international level competition clearly! it must have been a good 40minute game before the Europeans admitted defeat and team America got to celebrate the victory ...
Today we went to Copacabana beach for the day. We started off sunbathing on Ipanama beach and then wandered along to Copacabana when the sun went in a bit. The beach is huge and really long, with a whole lane closed on the weekend for rollerblading and cycling! We stopped at a few of the food kiosks along the beach and had amazing Nutella crepes for lunch. We headed back to the ...