Mengo Palace Hotel
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... in fact even better than on time as it took off 10 mins early!. GOL had not been particularly good on the flights that we'd had up to now but this one was a good one....it had spacious seats, we arrived 1/2 hr early and the captain managed to get the plane down without it bouncing like a kangaroo! Everything up to now had been very well arranged by the agents that we'd used to book the trip, and once again our transfer was waiting for ...
... bellies it was time for a little walk to find a SIM card that worked with data (never did get my Argentinian one to work but it did only cost me £5 so it didn’t break the bank) and to buy water before heading back to catch Nadal beat Dimitrov and await our tour meeting at 1pm. We had booked onto a few tours way back in February last year with our fabulous travel agent, Keely from Round the World Experts, so this was another plan we’d been getting more and ...
... it. Gilly said it was the highlight of his day. After taking all the photos and videos we wanted we had a few cans of sprite and a couple of kit-kat bars in the cafe. We didn't stay long because a swarm of wasps kept badgering us so we packed it in and headed for home. Got a taxi to ipanema beach for the famous sunset. We got there with about half an hour to spare and chilled out as the sun went down. They say it's something you have to do when your in Rio and to be fair it's quite ...
... and a freshly retired couple that will leave Rio within some days. Long talks, lots of beer and wine and later on alcohol, and see, my Dahl had a nice success!
Who would have thought that, Isabelle is actually becoming a kitchen princess ;-)
As for me, spending the night outside with this nice hot weather, talking with very interesting people, it just could not be better. I love my ...
... our first introduction to Brazil's famous black bean soup.
A little more about the fauna: in the park surrounding the Falls, there is an abundance of coati (not unlike our raccoons) and aguti (cute rodents resembling small guinea pigs). There are also toucans (beautiful tropical birds with brilliant orange beaks) that I was finally able to photograph this morning.
Elsewhere in Brazil are jaguar, puma and ocelot. Piranha. Poisonous snakes. Monkeys. The ...