Mercure Apartments Niteroi
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... least. I will send some pictures soon, hopefully using travelpod. But first I want to make sure that I am using the system correctlyl. So please respondto this message and let me know how it was received by you. ie, twitter(?),facebook (?) or email. I don't do twitter or ...
... brownie points by being the consoling gentleman. I turned to R2 and said "quick, tell me how to say you're beautiful, what's your name in Portuguese". I took a deep breath, marched straight over there, and managed to get the words out before I could ruin them. To my surprise, the words sounded authentic; so much so that after she whispered her name to me (in her shy, mouse-like fashion), she started speaking Portuguese. I interrupted her, and said "I'm sorry, I don't ...
... ship and join the breakfast buffet line- God forbid we miss a meal. Given that we had partied through a couple of nights of sleep in Salvador and had just danced through another in Rio we headed straight for bed after another multi-helping meal- careful to set our alarm so we didn't miss lunch!!
Given the enormous pressure Tina B has been putting on my photography skills I feel obliged to mention that we were some distance from the parade in a ...
... and was really beautiful. We spent a few hours looking round the grounds and taking photos (including some pictures of some little turtles!) before walking down along Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, a big lake. We stopped to have our lunch by the lake and continued down to Ipanema beach. The beach is awesome and it's really cool to have the mountains of Rio surrounding it along with Cristo Redentor statue looking down on everything! ...
... The whole family was there and once again i was touched and floored by the brazilian hospitality, they took me in with open arms and tried to help me be as un-awkward as possible since i still lack way to much portuguese to hold an actual conversation ;)
And it felt like i was pemanently fused with two beer cans, when one was emptied they gave me a new one while i drank the one in my other hand.
We gave Jorge some beer ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center