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... that has happened the past week, or two for me. The food is just as good as the day before. David wants to try different meats, so we get some more unique dishes but are sure to get the sausages and picayne steak, both of which are the highlights of the meal.
We finish up and head back to the hotel, stopping at the liquor store for a couple cigars, in preparation for the NBA Draft. The TVs are not ...
... in to town becomes an outbound road.
Even though it is all pretty uniform stuff, some of the
individual buildings are absolutely stunning – we visited Santuario Dom Bosco,
a square church 40 metres by 40 metres, which is made of columns supporting 7,500
pieces of blue glass, darker near the top making it look like morning at the
bottom and evening at the top. It makes everything inside blue, and was the
most beautiful church we have ever seen. The confession ...
... by hills and Mata Atlantica (coastal rainforest) I finally got my "beach time", along with a fair few of December's 12 rainy days, but the scenery is still stunning even in the rain. However the sun smiled on us for 3 days when we travelled to the small offshore island "Ilho do Mel" (island of honey) and we had some long walks, swims and beautiful sunsets.
Of course we were now well and truly in the Christmas period and it's always interesting to see ...
... tourist attraction of Brasília.
The plaza is home to the largest flag in the world to be flown regularly (in this case, continuously). It is changed every month with a new flag being immediately raised. Our tour took us to the Jaburu Palace for, external views of the Vice President's official residence, and Alvorado Palace then official home of the President, where we saw emu leisurely crossing the lawn ...
On Tuesday, my trusty taxi service, aka Nault Taxis, delivered me to Springfield where I collected a car for the drive to JFK airport, and an overnight flight to Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Stayed in Sao Paulo just one night and flew the next day to Brasilia, the capital city of Brazil, created from nothing in the late 1950s/early 1960s. The president at that time, Juscelino Kubitschek, who was mighty keen on getting the new capital built during his four year term of office, gave ...