Comfort Hotel Araraquara
Travel Blogs from Araraquara
... the head cooks so on our first night camping her team cooked dinner for all 23 of us.
Brotas is a quiet town, we swam in the pool, explored town and went to a rum museum. The rum museum was brilliant. We tried about 12 different flavoured rums from honey, berry, sugarcane, coffee, banana, cherry - ...
Dry, sunny and warm.
Long drive day of about 500kms.
Passed numerous plantations of eucalyptus and sugar cane, the wood probably destined for the paper trade.
The landscape was fairly flat until the end as we approached Brotas when there were some hills and lakes.
We crossed the Rio Grande/Parana from Mato Grosso de Sul into Sao Paulo State where the road improved ...
... different story, as trying to get the kids to want to do anything different from playing Quema (Dodgeball) is next to impossible and therefore my objective of putting on a small play is not going so well and has proved to be a challenge, although as they say: no pain, no gain! But another volunteer from Ecuador, a girl called Danny, arrived on Tuesday and has been a welcome breath of fresh ideas too. Next stop: Rio De Janiero. Tchao for now! Benji ...
... Iguacu Falls on the Brazilian/Argentinian border, spend an extended weekend in Rio and go to Brotas, which is a nearby city that has loads of outdoor activities! On Saturday I went to a day/night party, it was at this huge student house with a pool, an open bar and it was packed. The France vs Brazil match was being shown on a projector and every time Brazil scored, the bar would give out tequila shots. I think I have rambled ...
... around them. The party finished at about 11pm and we went on to a house party in which there were these musicians with their traditional Brazilian instruments "jamming" until the early hours of the morning. I quickly managed to pluck up the courage to ask to join in and play with them and so there I was, in an unknown house, playing these beautiful instruments that I had absolutely no clue what to do with, but it was such fun! By the following day (Sunday), I had decided that a) ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking