Hotel Novo Mundo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Multilingual staff
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... or signs anywhere, just a bunch of people standing there clueless too. So we joined in and waited until we were ushered through the building back out side to next to the ticket booth lines. So confused as to what was happening but we stood in the next line in the blistering sun for another half hour before finally being moved on. There were cheers from others in the line as we thought we had finally made our way to the van pick up. Nope, another line ...
... like a town getting together) and it takes 90 minutes for each school to dance from one end to the other of the Sambadrome, in full costume, with floats, singing etc. And can you believe the minute they finish huge it parade they ditch their costumes?! Seems so criminal. Such a shame it rained, but it was still phenomenal. The 2 main cultural things we did in Rio were visiting the main man - Christ... And visiting a Favela (Santa Marta). Christ was ...
... steps down and then many more up to get to the apartment.Needless to say, it was an arduous journey!
Sergio had not expected us to have so much luggage because we had only rented his place for 6 nights. Rochelle said she told him that we were ESL teachers who had been teaching in Brazil for 5 months but I guess he expected us to only bring what we needed for 6 days. Anyway, we had my big suitcase (probably about 80lbs), my large carry-on bag (both ...
... Portuguese ATM to withdraw money with Kyle's bank card (after losing Lori's card, this was a MAJOR accomplishment)
... was really lively at even 7:00 and was really different than everything in Europe. We didn't stay out too late because we weren't really comfortable with our surroundings yet and Rio is apparently really sketchy at night.
DAY #2: we went to the botanical gardens and I saw a toucan! It was really cool because there were just four of us and we were already being quiet so it stuck around in low branches long enough to see it up close. It was all black with an ...