Mar Hotel Recife
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- Minibar in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
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... name from the Portugese slave ships that used to bring slaves from Africa here. Slave trade was illegal though and so the slaves were hidden under cages with chickens, which later gave the name to the place.
We fixed Brazilian sim card for the phone and then we mostly stayed in the sun, read, planned a bit and went for a swim in the warm, turquoise water. We also met a French/Swiss couple that were on the same plane as us. When ...
... left without two of my most important possessions. Losing them so soon into such a long trip isn't what you need. They only just lasted longer than the England team. Although Recife is known to have plenty of rain (around 180 days a year), no amount of statistics could've prepared us for the downpour that we experienced on our first full day in the city. We got up for breakfast ahead of the Germany-USA game later in the day and could hear the rain pounding the ...
... and pillow fight, but the guys didn't bite. They were good enough to pose with their bouquets for a picture, so I was happy with that. Once we got settled in we ventured to the heart of town to continue our celebration for the Ticos victory and to get dinner. Even though we lost our Ticos buddies on the metro, we still had Jorge with us, and if he had a say in the matter, the party was going to go into the wee hours. And as it ended up it did. We had dinner at the ...
... is cyclical, people. Afterwards, we tried strange Amazonian fruit smoothies, met up with our friends Jared and Bradley, and went to Recife's Fan Fest to watch England's last stand versus Uruguay. If you remember from a previous post, the English fans have a unique charm about them and they did not disappoint. We positioned ourself between a group of Uruguayans and English fans to experience the full brunt of their combative natures. With little correlation to the actual game ...
... on a piece of paper next to him. I don't think that will be much help to the 1,000s of tourists ready to invade this place.
With our World Cup tickets in our hot little hands we went for (late) lunch at Tia Rosa's house (mamae's sister) where we were shown, once again, great Brazilian hospitality. We ate like Kings, Queens, Princes and one little Princess! It was with very full bellies we made the 3 hour trip back to Campina ...