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A week away from leaving London and a day for setting up the Primary Codes exhibition at the Oi Futuro gallery Rua 2 December in the Flamengo district. On arrival by metro, chaperoned by Caroline and now armed with a top-uppable metro card, we walk through busy streets of market stalls and flamboyant walls of graffiti art and feel in another world …
... to the main road on Ipanema beach and caught a half an hour bus to the airport. It was a nice drive along the coast to say goodbye to our amazing time we had in Rio. We arrive and get dropped off at the Arrivals section, so we have to walk down the other end to the departures. We check in, drop our bags and make our way to the gate terminal. We had to fly via Campinas (near Sao Paolo), which was roughly around 1hour. It was an easy flight and we touched down on ...
... metres. We grabbed a bite to eat from one of the eateries across the road on the beach this evening so that we could have an early night it was midnight after calling home last night when we finished.
I will upload photos when I can get them off my camera, it is not being co-operative or I will get some off of Geoff when he reviews them.
We are off to Iguassu Falls tomorrow so another flight for approx. 2.40 hours.
Talk again soon.
... keep us all together, the crazy mobbed subway made it impossible. Within minutes Ross and I, together with Angé and Jonny were a happy foursome. If the subway going in was mobbed, coming off it was pure insanity. A sea of people met us as the doors opened and getting from the train to fresh air took 30 minutes. It's the first time I've been genuinely scared of being in a fatal crushing incident. Thankfully we obviously weren't, and were eventually spat out ...
... Rainbow bedazzled double decker buses with balloons every 25 meters playing obscenely loud electronica for about 5 blocks - A mix of military police, municipal police and tourist police literally stationed no more than 25 meters apart - Quite a few cross-dressers wearing 6-8 inch stilettos and angel wings (how do they walk in those things? Bre complains if she wears 3" heels for any length of time) - People playing ...