Majestic Rio Palace Hotel
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... with no roof as the rain continued to hammer it down for 5more hours, so we had to stand and sit on the wet tiered floor. When the parade finally kicked off around 10pm it was well worth it. We watched 4 of the 6 samba schools parade down and perform the best show possible for the judges. There are around 50 judges, each looking for a specific detail including costumes, timing, dancing, chosen song, floats, theme, audience participation etc, so the competition ...
... it was well worth a look around. It was New Years Eve so we dashed back to Copacabana and stocked up on alcohol from the local cornershop. Around 10pm we headed down to Copacabana Beach and set up camp for the night. It was not as crowded as you might imagine but still we did really well not to lose anyone. At midnight the firework display lit up the waterfront and after a quick swim in the sea the infectious samba beats took over! It was amazing! On New Years Day and all feeling a ...
... so much dulce de leche it made Brendon's eyes light up.
During breakfast we made our plan for the day. Now Rio has a number of attractions but there is really 2 must see’s and the first one for us was Sugar Loaf. This is for realistically just a big rock however with the addition of a couple of cable cars it is transformed into the best view point in the whole of Rio with views of Flamingo, Copa and Ipanema Beaches as well as a look at the big guy once again and all of ...
... seems to be
just floating in the air. The last stop was the trip to Sugarloaf Mountain. We
travelled in the 2 cable cars that take you to the top. We had arrived to watch
the sunset which not only gave you views up and down the city coast line but
also back to the mountain of Christ the Redeemer where the sunset behind. The
city of Rio is definitely one of the most picturesque cities we have ever
... there was a group of English tools in front of me. They were supporting Argentina which wasn't the problem, the problem was that they were everything you hate about the modern football fan (over the top ******* claiming they really care about the game). I knew the one trying to sing English songs to support Argentina was a Gooner as he was trying to sing a song those scum bags sing about Spurs but change it to Germany. Every Argentian hated ...