Mercure Apartments Niteroi
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I lie here listening to Paolo Nutini on my radio one podcast,technology never ceases to amaze me. Yesterday was a bit of a car crash of events in the morning I was at my bus stop at 7:40 to get to my 9 o'clock class, I arrive at 11 o'clock. After getting dropped off at the wrong place In the biggest favela on South America I got on the back of a moped taxi to attempt to make my way back to somewhere I vaguely knew or indeed recognised, here I decided it was best ...
... Brahma ,I could here a samba beat coming from one of the streets.Paying up I headed off toward the sound and sure enough an impromptu band had sprung up with drums,guitar and flute, just locals having a beer, next to a beer hall, the music pounded and people on the streets,just passers by joined in with the singing to what was obviously well known samba songs.I grabbed a beer and joined in,and soon the rythm got to me and I found myself just two hours off the ...
... dirty unfortunately. We spent our next day (18th) getting to grips with Copacabana, and started our hunt for the elusive havaiana store (just kidding, they sell these things everywhere). On every corner and every shop they sell havaiana's and 8/10 people are wearing them. They range from about R120 for the basic ones, up to about R280 for the more fancy ones which I think is about half the price back home. The tour officially ended on this day but we stayed in touch ...
... 2 more nights and then on Tuesday morning are off to Ilha Grande by bus and ferry for 2 nights staying at Jungle Lodge.
Alex is on Skype on his phone (Skype name- alhodg) and find my friends his email is (firstname.lastname@example.org) , so you can track where we are and speak when we have internet which is at most hostels.
Miss you all but very happy.
xxxx Negs ...
... 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 ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center