Kubitschek Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Brasilia
... drinks on the side, so we split each shot by mixing with the mango juice or Coke. Tastes pretty good. Each of us drinks enough to get sufficiently buzzed, one of us more than the others, and we venture out to the stadium.
We are able to see the stadium from the hotel and had decided early on that we were going to walk it. The walk takes about 15 minutes and is pretty straightforward, since everyone is making ...
Had a city tour of Brasilia today, with our guide Billy. He
was raised in Brasilila from the age of 4 and is so enthusiastic about the
place – he says it is his mission to smash peoples preconceptions of the city
Brasilia has an interesting history – in 1891 it was written
in to the constitution that a new city should be built inland, to redistribute
the population west to make the most of the resources inland – at that time ...
... and ecologically sound than the jungle lodge in Ecuador with, for example, Capuchin Monkeys being encouraged from trees with peanuts. However, I did see a sloth that seemed genuinely wild and also kayaked to a lovely swimming hole by a waterfall.
My plans for the last three days in Panama were torn up so that I could visit the trendy new backpacker destination of the San Blas Islands and pretty ...
... had a prophetic dream in which he described a futurist city that roughly fitted Brasilia location. Today there are many references to this priest who founded the Salesian order .One of the main Cathedrals carries his name.
Brasilia contains the highest concentration of works by the best known Brazilian artist and is on display in the many gardens and buildings . There are 24 museums to tell the story ...
... 1 seat left on the same flights as Id reserved, only of course the price had gone up so I ended up paying extra for the flight plus an admin charge!
Oh and in addition to that, they almost wouldn't sell me the ticket or check me in as i didn't have proof of an onward journey in Brazil - no outgoing flight, no bus ticket. In the end I just told them that I would just sort it out with immigration in Brazil, so they just told me to be prepared ...