Mercure Brasilia Eixo
Travel Blogs from Brasilia
Today was our tour of Brasilia day - what an amazing city. A bit of history - this city was conceived and built from scratch in the late 1950's. It took only 4 years to construct and then the government (and all it's workers and families) moved in. There had not been a town that was expanded on here - it was built up from nothing. It's a fascinating city plan. All the hotels are in one area, all the government buildings ...
... and the Cathedral. And I in particular enjoyed the artisanal market and wanted to buy everything. Oh if only I had a house to put all these wonderful pieces of art work I'm finding.
Jussara and her fiance Romulo will be getting married in September and I would like to wish them all the luck and love in the world. You are beautiful people who made our stay in Brasilia so welcoming and special. Thank you, bless ...
... read below about the library!)
SDN/SDS - Entertainment sector (read: shopping)
SHN/SHS - Hotel sector
SHTN - Tourist hotel sector
SMHN/SMHS - Hospital sector
SQN/SQS/SQSW - 'Superquadras' (residencial sectors)
but no real restaurant/going out sector!!! Every block seems to have one or two restaurants and every mall has got a food court, but forget the cute area by the water for going out.
Also, forget about ...
... happening where othes flew to Brasilia for, and I coincidentally was there just then.- Also a animated film festival going on
- I wanted to go to Pirenopolis, a cute colonial town, and just the last weekend that I could, this girl, Mayara, had to go there 2 days for her school, she took me and hosted her in her apartment there, and she happened to be a gastronomy student so she cooked for me :)
This has been a row of crazy lucky timings... It's ...
... heat we accepted the fact that we would be staying in someones garage with a shower over the toilet and a kitchen in the storage area under the stairs. Now listen, we are NOT diva's or snobs - but come on man - this place was disgraceful. Unfortunately money stretching had to take priority!
In an effort to spend as little time there as possible we headed back the the TV tower for a beautiful sunset view over Brasilia.
A bit blistered ...