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Today we started with a visit to "Christ the Redeemer" the famous statue that looks down over Rio. We took a steep tram ride, elevator and escalator up the rock to get to the statue. What amazing views we had when we got there. The day was clear and it was 25 degrees, perfect viewing. It is Sunday so we weren't the only people viewing... Its amazing what lengths people go to get the perfect picture.. lying on the ground was getting slightly carried away with so many people everywhere. ...
... knees. You can always rely on the Germans. I avoided any form of celebrating so as not to attract any unwanted attention.
The match resumed but the Argentines on the beach knew they were beaten, which is when it got a little bit ugly. A couple of minutes before the end, a constant stream of people headed past us in a hurry, heading for the sea. As we looked across to our left about fifty yards away there was a swirl of people and a few loud ...
... hot again. We didn't turn back, though, because we had decided to treat ourselves to açai bowls. If you've never had an açai bowl, don't feel bad--they're not so common yet in the United States. In fact, we've only heard about them existing in San Diego. The açai berry is high in antioxidants (love them) and has other nutritional benefits, we assume. It's also freaking delicious. A cold bowl of açai mush worth granola and bananas on the beach is a ...
... found refuge in a kids playground where we were soon joined by a father and son (Carlos and Brando) and they began a game of marbles (bolo de goodgi) in front of us. It wasn't long before our kids were joining in and learning to play a completely foreign game with the rules being explained entirely in Portuguese! Another great day ending with a family game of soccer on the beach where we even managed to get some ...
5. Berlin, Germany (Techno! Up there as being the 'coolest' city in the world, for sure).
FOOD! (Always a priority)
Asia! So unbelievable fresh, often prepared right there and then in front of you in the street, always so amazingly tasty (the food in Vietnam especially is amazing, those bahn mi sandwiches are something I need to find in the UK (or at least a parody of))...
.......but the country that most blew me away was China: ...