Mercure Belo Horizonte Lifecenter Hotel
Travel Blogs from Belo Horizonte
... the time as the boys have been keeping tabs on us. Each day we'd walk around the stunning scenery and come back to Cris's caipirinhas while his girlfriend and her friends sang and played guitar, and his kittens played in the front yard of his Flinstones looking pop up restaurant. If there is ''the life'', then this surely must be it. Idyllic.
We returned to Belo on the Wednesday evening to fly to Rio early on Thursday. Again Julian and I did some reco, before I caught ...
... and we would be watching a dead match in 4 days. Hostel Malatta was a pleasure to stay in, a great owner, great views and good people made the hostel have a buzz you rarely find. It was also located in the most friendly, colorful area we had stayed in Brazil. Vigigal is a area full of life and we spent the next few days walking around, chatting in broken Portuguese and enjoying life outside the tourist hubs, while at no point feeling unsafe, not even walking up the hill ...
High on the excitement and fever of the Colombia fans and win at Brasilia, we happily made our way to Belo Horizonte. Oh what a game. Well, everyone will know by now that England's chances were dashed before we even got there, but to see a goal-less game was even more disheartening. There's a generally nice vibe to Belo Horizonte. It's renowned as a nice state in Brazil, even with Brazillians, and so many people stopped in ...
... to jericoacoara. It took us 15 hours to arrive but it worth it. After a 4 hour flight, 6 hour coach journey then a open sided 4x4 truck we arrived at jeri. My first relief was that our luggage arrived with us after being precariously thrown on top of this truck, second relief came when locals started offering accommodation. It was gone 11pm and I'm always a little ...
... to be a recurring theme. It was pretty expensive too but we ordered curries naans and some veggie side dishes. Then we waited. And waited. And waited. The food took an hour and a half to arrive, after constant badgering of the B.O ridden waiter. When it did arrive, we wondered why they had bothered. The food was dreadful. Comfortably the worst Indian we had ever had. The garlic naan tasted plain, the chicken madras was like small tough pieces of floating meat in a tomato ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility