Majestic Rio Palace Hotel
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... Northwards we walked until we found operating taxis, and all and sundry made it back home safely. On New Year's Day, or International Pizza Day as it's also known as, all was quiet. I ventured a very strenous hike among the extremely steep streets of Lapa and Santa Teresa, in search of a decent pizza place, which I found by Arco de Lapa, the big white aqueduct turned street art gallery. However, the day was far from over. The Dragoman truck had left early morn, but most ...
... Palace which was very modest on the outside and learned some of the history of Portugal including Napoleon coming to invade the country. It was interesting to learn that the white line on the flag represents the equator with the one star above the line symbolizing the one Brazillian state that is north of the equator and hence why the rest of the stars are below the equator, as are the other states. I also already knew that ...
... graffiti walls. This morphes into huge shopping malls and then into six lane, each way, highways with a spaghetti junction ending in the airport. For a major airport the shops are disappointing very few and only two cafe's. I really did try to buy something but only managed a chicken pie. Hoping the food aboard Air France is better than TAM. The airport is also cold so change into cloths suitable for England. Perhaps the airport is trying to acclimatise its customers to European ...
... to walk across, but I am holding his T-Shirt scared for our lives. Femi tries to shake me off and dives in anyway, because I am still latching onto him he narrowly misses a ladder which he is meant to catch. Now we are both in the water and the stream is carrying us away, Piranhas are probably getting ready for breakfast… and then Femi wakes up so we will never know how this dream finished.
So not only a dodgy stomach, but also very vivid ...
... up at 4am for another early morning flight. Slight error which ended up with a lotof rushed packing and a very uncoordinated outfit.
We made it to Paratay and spent the day walking around and went to a viewing point in a fort and around the harbour. That night we made gnocchi and went to a local festival with an amazing band then we were taught how to samba, turns out the samba is very hard (it's the one they do wearing glittery bikinis ...