Plaza Apolo Hotel
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Only here for 1 night for a connection onto Iguazu falls This is Brazil's largest city. We had a morning stroll to Ibirapuera park which is in the city centre and watched a bit of the marathon that was taking place. We have loved Brazil and now very excited to see Argentina! Next stop ...
... were treated as good as employees in the most developed nations. Although the host wasn't sharing (or didn't know) salary information for the plant workers, he did confirm that these were all "middle class".
The tour ended with a video about the company and their sustainability efforts. The host at this point was Hemana and Marcella was her assistant. Hemana has been with the company for 6 yrs
Remarkably, when she started she did ...
So nothing much really happened in my second day in Brazil. My friend
has gone back to her home town to see family so I went exploring a bit
on my own.
Since I didn’t get money out at the airport I decided to hit the
local mall to get some money and also to get myself a sim card. On the
topic of sim card, the Brazilian phone number system is extremely
confusing. There are different area codes ...
... a brownie, I just want to shout out “I can eat that, give me that!” But no, no matter what we choose from that long list, we are punished with an uber-healthy meal that serves numerous dietary restrictions.
When we arrived in Brazil, we worryingly thought that our fates might be sealed as on the plane. There was only one choice on the menu for us. After beef, chicken, and numerous meat options, scrawled at the ...
... bus station in good time, narrowly thwarted by a real heavy thunder and lightning storm which bought about monsoon-like rainfall which refreshingly cleared the air. A spectacular lightning storm followed us on our 15 hour bus trip.
So, next stop is the Argentine side of Iguazu falls, Peurto Iguacu. A four day stop
in a hostel with a swimming pool (woo hoo) will probably be much needed
as temperatures are reported to be in ...