Natal Dunnas Hotel
Travel Blogs from Natal
... having a cigarette around 3 or 4am. A massive black guy in a dark trench coat passed us, he looked at us - no expression. His hands were hidden behind his back. As he passed us we realised he had a large knife behind his back - probably about a 20cm blade & certainly not a butter knife. We freaked out, he stood at the beginning of the road looking left and right. By this time Wilson had sprinted to the left, however he sprinted towards the dead end ...
Our next match of the tournament would be Uruguay vs Italy. Initially we were a little disappointed as England were playing Costa Rica at the same time in Belo Horizonte, but with England out and the match we were heading to being a winner takes all and progresses to the next round we were more than content.
As in Fortaleza we had an influx of Uruguayans to contend with once again as a sea of light blue shirts took over Natal. With this in mind we decided ...
... a ride on a camel, again a no as we were eager to spend as much time going over the impressive dunes. Another stop was right around the corner however, a man was holding an iguana down his chest and wondered if we'd like to pay him for a photo. When this was met with another bemused no, a man carrying a very small monkey appeared from the bushes asking the same thing, again no. Not to worry a lady then gave us the chance to pose in a hammock ...
... the Germany vs Portugal game beforehand. Plus we learned not to expect food at the stadium given the last experience. Once Germany creamed Portugal we decided to head down to the stadium and get there a couple of hours before game time to bond and chant with our people! We arrived onto the grounds of the stadium and there was red, white and blue as far we could see. And then there would be pockets of Ghanaians smiling ear to ear, chanting and beating drums. We walked past a ...
... waiting for the free bus. It was here I met my first new American friends in Brazil. Two of them, Sean and Eric, were from Seattle, and myself being a Sounders and Seahawks fan, we had plenty to talk about off the bat. There were six of us total waiting for the bus, and after ten or 15 minutes, we decided maybe this bus isn't coming this hour either. Ah, thank you FIFA. On top of things once again.
So, the four guys left the two girls ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking