- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... was impressed and happy that I spent the time waiting. I had a view of literally all of the landmarks in the city. Brasilia is pretty impressively designed (when you don't have to walk)
Some Brasilian guy was speaking English to someone and I said hi to him, which lead to a long conversation and an invite to his place for lunch. Unfortunately I had things to do, but thanks Brasil, you are the best. Why are people not friendly in Australia?
I went to the ...
... crazy enough) to take a photo of me and get pictures of 'me’ with all our friends. A Skype call was all it took to get a glimpse of this amazing night albeit through the eyes of a camera. I held back tears as I saw the expression on my friends faces light up with joy as they saw mine gazing back at them. I longed to be there with them. At least I was there in spirit.
After the Skype was lost I was gratefully left with live recordings at regular ...
... Luckily, there are a couple of additional restaurants nearby, so we decide to check one out. We walk into Na Venda and see it is a steakhouse and decide it will do. Unlike the typical Brazilian steakhouse, where the food is brought to you and you choose what you want, you order based on 100 gram increments. We order a mountain of steak and sausages and one by one the items come out. Delicious. We lucked out here, again.
... much all buildings were designed by Niemeyer. They wanted to give the impression of floating buildings over the ground - by not raising up walls on the ground floor and leaving it bare with just the columns. And here I wave Brazil goodbye! Managed to not get mugged, not been ripped off (probably a little bit though) and looking forward to come ...
We visited all the main sights, Christ, Sugar Loaf, the beaches, the historic centre (James particularly enjoyed the hill suburb of Santa Theresa) and another Niemeyer building, the flying saucer museum of contemporary art. For all of us, just being on Ipanema beach was a highlight; swimming, running, walking, drinking beer and people watching.. plus being part of the scene when everyone comes out to watch and to applaud the sunset.. magic. I should ...