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I then spent a poignant moment watching the sun set on my last day in South America from a hill close to my hostel. Sadness aside, this hill is renowned by the locals for its sunset viewing, and a round of applause emanates from the viewers as soon as the sun has done its daily duty.
The End of the Road
And now I prepare myself for the journey home. Just like that eight months of backpacking through twelve ...
... Wow! It was packed and the street food was amazing. It's very similar to Phuket, Thailand, minus all the sex tourism. It's going to be very interesting to go back there after the World Cup. Right now I'm not sure how much of that was driven by Philip. Overall we've settled nicely. Finally got over the jet lag! I can now sleep at 22:00 and not 19:00 like my body was demanding. We shop at the local supermarkets and cook at home. We've discovered black beans. I suspect ...
... huge screens.
This was a surreal yet incredible experience, and was definitely something we will never forget.
Anyway, lets back track to the rest of the day:
Due to body-clocks and an all night rave near our hotel, we were up at about 6 am, but this was a definite blessing in disguise as it allowed to watch an incredible sun rise across Rio on our bedroom balcony!
Breakfast included fresh mint and pineapple juice and carrot ...
... br> * Avoiding anti-FIFA protests on the opening day of the World Cup.
* Soaking up the sun with a coconut on Ipanema Beach.
* Enjoying Brazil's 3-1 victory over Croatia in a packed Copacabana beach-bar.
* Spotting Danny Mills and Danny Murphy in a coffee shop.
* Supporting England in the FIFA FanFest whilst making Italian friends.
* Believing that England could still go all the ...
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 ...