Marina All Suites
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- Swimming pool
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... latin rock so we drank beer and tequila! We were told there was about 3.5-4 million people out so as you can imaging the place was heaving but he atmosphere was awesome! We met a couple of English girls/ guys in the queue for the loo and spent most the night with them, they were good fun! Went in the sea, danced around like loonies! We also got talking(or sorts) to a group of guys/girls from the favellas who were really cool, they laughed at our very limited and poorly ...
... watching locals dancing under Lapa arches and drinking relatively cheap caipirinhas from little stands that popped up in the evening. And we watch some live music in a bar.
Friday 28th November
At breakfast we meet a couple from London Peter and Hannah, who are very nice and actually live just two block away from us in Hanwell. What a coincidence!
In the morning as we head out on the metro Femi starts ...
... around, two boys from Books Hostel that the others had met in their first stint in Rio. Plenty of stories all round. Dennis had some stories of how he had slept on the streets in Barcelona, stories of what had gone on at 30,000ft, and what he had got into Turkey. Dimitri had good yarns about how he had won $10k in the last month from punting, how his mate accidentally took home a bird with one hand, and how he got denied by a girl in a wheelchair for another ...
... steps, but unfortunately we were not the only ones visiting the steps that day, as there were hoards of people all over them. For the weekend we escaped Rio for a few days and headed south to the Island of Ilha Grande, located in the archipelago just off the coast, which was a 2-3 hour bus ride and then a 45 minute boat ride away. Our Pousada was located right on the main beach, with the only access in and out via the sand. On our first day we took a nice ...
... It's a lot less built up than Rocinha, but there's also less infrastructure - you can see piles of rubbish being burnt in the street (reminiscent of Kenya) and we stood on a rickety bridge overlooking a river full of sewage. It had been a long trip to get there to see it, but I think the girls and I all agreed that it was well worth it - not just to see Daniel's project, but also to see the favela and how it contrasted with a Rocinha too. On Saturday I said goodbye to ...