Plaza Porto Alegre Hotel
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We stayed in Chuy, Uruguay for 1 night to apply for our Visas into Brazil ($160 US each!) The next night we were on a 12 hour ride to Port Alegre, Brazil.
Porto Alegre was not a choice destination but Vic was getting tired of the long bus rides and we decided to break them up a little more. It was a VERY busy town with SO MANY people...only 1 night here!
... hostel Kes met a nice Brazilian guy who spoke very quickly about (I can only assume) various interesting things. Kes did some good conversing, I found smiling and nodding worked well. We also visited a couple of museums which were free, tried a hotdog with sweetcorn and peas as garnishes, went to an all you can eat buffet for $5 and tried a few local lagers. What was noticeable was that in comparison to other places we've been, you can actually ...
Heading on out way to Uruguay, we decided to have a night stop over in Porto Alegre. Having spent a few nights quite damp near the falls, we decided to treat ourselves to a nice hotel for the night for a bit of relax and recuperation. It was very exciting to have a hot shower and hair dryer! We went on a bus tour of the city and was pleasantly surprised at the city. There were some nice buildings and we saw another of the World Cup football stadiums which was pretty cool. All ...
... a mix of both. Feeling much more confident with the language and just travelling in general. I now haggle with cab drivers cause they always rip foreigners off getting to and from the airports, know what all the funny words on the menu are now rather than just pointing to a dish on the menu and hoping for the best ( which has turned out good and bad) Even tips ( that i should pass on to ypu ...
... owner showed my the hostel and gave a very nice map and guide for tourists. The only two other guests (gabriel a big paulistano and edgar, a mexicano) woke up. After their breakfast, the first action of the day was to smoke some maconja and I was invited to join. And that's the beginning of a very nice stay with amazing experiences in the gaucho capital, porto alegre.
By the way, porto alegre means "happy harbour".
So shortly thereafter, a paulista, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPlaza Porto Alegre Hotel
They changed our room after we complained of a headache, But then the shower didn't work and we had to go back to the smelly room to shower!
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