Slaviero Executive Curitiba
Travel Blogs from Curitiba
The bus ride from Florianopolis to Curitiba took just under 3 hours, Barbara and I slept nearly all the way as we have picked up quite severe colds.
Curitibi by all accounts is a city that is not quite Brazilian. People seemed better dressed English seemed more common. The city also seemed to be much better maintained.
Our Hotel was …
We woke up at our hotel in Porto Alegre at the awful hour of 3.30am. A bus to the airport and then a 50 minute flight later and by 7am we were out the front of the airport waiting for our coaches in the city of Curitiba.
About 90 of us from the tour took this flight. The rest were on later flights.
As we had arrived so early we …
... every wall, and it's obvious that a lot of effort goes into maintaining the painted ceilings. We also saw the botanical gardens, which was so much better today than it would have been yesterday, bright and green and lush in a huge glass greenhouse, not dissimilar from the old Crystal Palace, the Europeans get everywhere eh? It's been a short and sweet stop, a little olde worlde, and it seems a bit sleepy, but I think that's partly circumstantial, with the weather being as it ...
... and new buildings there.
- Yesterday we took a tour outside the city. There are beautiful hills around the city covered by forest. We visited a couple of small towns that were established by Portugal in the 18th century. We saw many colorful buildings: at that time it was a way to define addresses.
Then we had our dinner in an Ukrainian restaraunt (there is an Ukrainian community in Curitiba). The restaurant was really on a high level with their service, and we ...
... be back, but no time this time to revisit the Niemeyer "eye" art museum...
The car is still far from running as it should, with many small problems and the possibility of other ones not so small:
- overdrive still does not work, which makes it painfull on long days to drive at up to 4000 rpm on 4th gear alone, at just over 110 Km/hr. We believe it is only an electric fault but could not find any loose ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility