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... so I jumped in and got a taxi to my hostel [Harmonia in Ipanema]. After checking in I grabbed some pizza from around the corner, talked to the guests for a while then went to bed.
Tues 12/8 Rob (a californian guy that I had met the night before) and I decided to visit Christ the Redeemer this morning. The owner of the hostel (Chris) sugested that we go to the Two Brothers instead as the view would be better and there would be no crowds. We ...
... amazing! Fingers crossed for a Brazil victory! We checkout the Rio fan fest! Massive! Like the Fortaleza fan fest but on steroids! Beach fan fests are definitely better than any other! Such a stupid entry and exit though. All at the same place. Not cool. You'd be trapped in there. We decided to secure a spot at the second TV a short distance away.
We found a man who rented out beach chairs and scored 3 lay back chairs ...
... put us in stitches with laughter and just enjoyed the final minutes of the game, until Germany scored. The atmosphere changed in a heart beat. Half way through an Argentinian cheer the crowd just stopped singing and it was almost silent. There was about 3 minutes left and Argentina had a free kick. People were crying and couldn't watch the end of the game. Then the chaos began. The final whistle blew and it was just mental. A guy very ...
The following day was my last in Rio and I had organised a transfer to Ihla Grande. The transport was over an hour late, but I was assured by Luis, our host, that everything was OK. It took us three hours to make it to the small town of Conceição de Jacareí and there I met Chris, Jim and Mark who were waiting for a boat to the island. We were on the same boat and staying at the same hostel on the island so we boarded together and awaited the boat to make the hour long crossing. ...
Lovely morning at the waterfalls
a few k down the road to watch the rapellers do their thing. There were only 7
of them that did it, Maddie being one of them, so while they were all being
kitted out at the top we all walked down to the pool under the waterfall that they
would be descending, ready to watch them do their stuff and have a swim or a
paddle. Beautiful spot, quite a calm river but with three or four ...