Naoum Plaza Hotel
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... draft, why would they?, so we head out to the deck outside the hotel restaurant and pull out David's cell phone to follow along while we smoke our cigars and have more to drink. David is struggling at this point and proceeds to drink probably 6 bottles of water while we just sit and shake our heads. The draft is successful, both Blake and I are content with our picks while David is outraged that the Magic drafted ...
... a clear Perspex
box in the corner, which I can’t imagine encourages many confessions though!
We also visited the most famous building here, the Catedral
Metropolitana, with its curved columns outside. Most of it is underground, with
the curved glass stained roof and hanging angels from the middle. The most
interesting part was the curved walls which are whispering walls, so we spent a
happy few minutes trading insults with each other from across the ...
... countries celebrate. Somewhere in Brazil there must have been an edict for "eco-decorations" as everywhere we travelled we saw a lot of evidence of recycling with old plastic bottles turned into some quite amazing Christmas trees & decorations. Our last major city before Sao Paolo was Curitiba which has put a lot of effort into urban planning, transport and the environment. As a result, traffic runs smoothly and the several million head of ...
... flag was lowered for the day . That evening after dinner we walked the people friendly streets of Brasilia and visited a nearby mall.
The next day after breakfast we went to a lectur on Brazilianilian architecture, followed by a afternoon cultural tour and visited a tiny chapel dedicated to our Lady of Fatima, another Niemeyer creation. Next was the Dom Bosco Sanctuary with it's immense stained ...
... to Oscar Niemeyer to plan the city and design the buildings.
The basic design of the city has the appearance of an aeroplane, with the fuselage being the central axis of Government and commercial buildings, with two wings of residential areas on either side. Niemeyer was a communist and clearly influenced by the Soviet planners of the time, so the centre of his city has a distinct Soviet feel to it, with vast open spaces between ugly concrete blocks, and wide roads and ...