Hotel Novo Mundo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Our flight on TAM is uneventful. We feel like the only visitors on the plane. Virtually all the passengers are Brazilians. Once through customs and immigration we locate our ATM machine and extract the maximum permitted amount of BRL (Brazilian Reis) of R.1,000.00, which is equivalent to US$ 247.00 For all intents and purposes, this means that R.40 is equivalent to ten US$.
We then locate the express a/c bus that will take us to Copacabana. At R.15 each (US$ 3.70), it's ...
... the views from the top are amazing and free and empty, well apart from 3 nice French girls who I shared it with and shared a cab back with! It was a great experience. Furthermore Rio has a great Park called Parque lage with monkeys running around in trees and several trails to follow. The botanical gardens are more than impressive too. Put simply, this place is very green.
I already mentioned the great views from the peak of the ...
... 40 minutes, we are now their turn to pay our purchases. The seller looked a little taken aback when we wanted to put our products on the roller conveyor. He made us aware that this fund should be reserved only for old people or people with disabilities with a sign. We told the salesman that we had not noticed the sign and we also no one else had alerted the people snake. He would not hear of it, saying we should next queue at the box office again. That would have been more than ...
... The young ones are tiny and butt ugly without the redeeming tufts! They seem to fight a lot and two fell from nearly 6,’ but scuttled off seemingly unarmed.
Spoke to the guards about some small purple fruit I found on the ground which is jarmelon??? (Brazilian cherry?) – quite tasty & rich. Had wondered if it was acai when I saw it, as the same colour and hugely popular here ...
... is its sheer popularity given the very limited space. Fighting our way through the masses of people it was hard to find a spot to take it all in let alone get a photo without the errant arm, face or dreaded selfie stick of another tourist getting in the way.
About an hour at the top was more than enough to take it all in and lose patience with the crowds and it was a welcome relief to make our way back down the hill again.
Back at ground level the crowds were less but ...