Majestic Rio Palace Hotel
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... Pao de Acucar), Selaron Steps, Cathederal of Sao Sebastiao, Santa Teresa, Cocacabana and Ipanema beaches, Jardim Botanico, and today to the largest Favela in Brazil, Rocinha. It was eye-opening to see how people live in these areas and how they have developed over time. We were shown an art gallery as well as a childcare facility, which was really lovely. There was also a spread of cakes and savoury items in one of the shops, freshly ...
... centre of the city, past the Fine Art Museum and National Library (and into a couple of cafes). Eventually we decided to ask someone, and learnt that it had stopped running the year before. Feeling slightly relieved that there was a reason we'd not found it despite looking for it all day, we headed back to the hostel for a rest and some dinner. The next morning we clambered onto a bus out of Rio and onto Ilha Grande.
I loved Rio - it really is as gorgeous ...
... Gloria, Lapa and Santa Theresa--slowly came into view as a gentle breeze pushed the clouds along. Watching the city emerge beneath us like that, bit by bit, was a pretty spectacular sight. We watched its progress and identified sights and landmarks we had walked past over the previous two days. And then, of course, there was Cristo Redentor himself, that hulking monster of a Jesus Christ that really is awe-inspiring. He's just so... big. And serene. ...
... again. After a few minutes I got an acceptable but still painful offer (1000 Reais) from a German and took it. Considering the number of French and German fans in Rio and the prices tickets were traded online (more than double), this was a fair deal under those circumstances. So I could finally exit the station which was surrounded by police who checked the tickets in three lines behind the gates ...
... to celebrate, oblivious to the equalizer. When the whole crowd gasped in shock, they kind of figured out what was happening and quickly became silent.
The game ends and we are pretty beat. We head to the apartment where we have a bunch of different guide books to try and find a place to eat that is walkable. After a debate, we decide on a Turkish restaurant, Amir, that is a couple of blocks from our apartment. ...