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... which was undoubtably our favourite meal so far! We started with small Brazilian sausages with bread and onions, and small pastries filled with shrimps. These may sound strange but are extremely popular in Brazil, and a real hit with us! We continued with burgers and beef salad before finishing with cute, tiny tarts and passionfruit mousse!
When taking the bus back to the hotel we decided to get off a few stops earlier and explore the Camden-esque area that our hotel was ...
... face of the monolith, a short climb through some trees, and we were at the top. The feeling of accomplishment was unbelievable, not to mention the view. We could see for miles in every direction and it truly felt like the top of the world. We enjoyed the view, took a few pictures and were just beginning to relax when three men burst out of the trail and began striding with a purpose toward a section of rock a little bit taller than the rest and a steep edge. Sydney had her camera out ...
... thing that came to my head and I made my excuses and said that I might be back later. I headed back to the hotel to rest and shower before going out.
I walked down to Copacabana and took a taxi along Atlantic Avenue to The Balcony Bar. The bar was busy but because i was early i had a seat inside and soon a guy asked if he could sit at my table. Andrew lived in Rio and had a business there. He was very ...
... the music of Brazil. It was so much fun to listen to and to watch people dance. Buzzy smiled at an older gentleman early in the evening who then asked her to dance. To prove to Brian that he was an honorable dance instructed, he pulled out a CD of his music. Apparently he writes and records Samba. She had a great time. Brian said she moved like an American and Buzzy said the poor guy probably has some bruises. She also danced with Debir. Later ...
... meet our tour group who we would spend the next 2 months with. Driving from Rio to La Paz in an overland truck with 20 others from all over the world. First stop.... Paraty.
We definitely needed to quickly learn some basic Portuguese to get by because there wasn't any English spoken. Let the adventure begin.