Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro
... then we headed home to get changed because we planned to go to a nightclub after, but we couldn't get any cabs so we had to walk the whole way home. By the time we got home we were so exhausted and hungry that we scrapped the idea and went to bed instead (to have energy for the nexts day's bloco).
The next day we had our final lunch with Bessan as we were both leaving the next day and she was heading to the samba parade whereas we were ...
... the things he´d bought the day before. Then there was ´dreads´ who was obviously named so because of his dreadlocks; he too did not speak English. We bumped into him everywhere even when we´d moved hostels..it became one of those awkward situations when you don´t know each other but you feel you should as you see each other everyday unintentionally.
SO Rio is such a great city. The Cristo Redentor statue ...
... quite excited by this, but having seen the filth everywhere here I must say I
was a bit wary. Maddie pointed out the rice and beans which had been set
outside the little shop here all day so we gave that a swerve, and nibbled on a
few pieces of chicken and fried rice whilst overcompensating by thanking them
profusely and waxing lyrical about how nice it all was. Long drive on the truck
tomorrow so hope we don’t come to regret ...
... de Rio, que es diuen Carioques.
Per acabar la nostra festa aqui, anem a un assaig de Salgueiro, un dels grups de samba que participa al Carnaval. Es una passada. Ens hi porta un taxista i ens dóna instruccions per assegurar que no ens passi res ja que aquest lloc esta en mig de favelas. Hi ha tanta gent que no tens la sensació de que sigui perillós la veritat. M'ha agradat tanttttttt!!!!! Per acabar, ens parem al sambódromo. Pel Carnaval, aquest lloc ha de ser ...
... is no longer the strongly Catholic country it used to be - only about 65% of the population is Catholic. There is no longer a national religion in Brazil
-Rio is a city focused on beaches (You probably already knew this, but Andrea can attest that it is true - there are always people on the beaches, but no one appears to go in the water - they work out and play volleyball)
-Soccer is the biggest sport in Brazil, volleyball is the second biggest and ...