Olinda Rio Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... on the sweat and blood of slaves who were essential to its sugar industry, the source of Brazil’s wealth. Brazil was the last nation in the Western world to abolish slavery and, by abolition in 1888, had imported an estimated total of four million slaves from Africa. This was 40% of all slaves shipped to the Americas. According to Bob Warne, an international relations expert and former U.S. diplomat who lectured on the ship, manumission was in ...
... We decided that we would cook our dinner that night and I know in the past I've said your better off going out for food but I take that back now. At this point we've experienced so much **** food I can't make an argument for eating out. Cooking and eating in is a million times better and that's not because it's cheaper. It's because you actually get to eat what you want and it's cooked the way you want it. I cannot tell you the number of times I have looked at a menu, ordered ...
... waiting to get in. The gates opened at 3:30 so beer, shirt, food vendors were all over the place. The stadium was recently privatized prior to the Olympics.
Therefore there were information people all around with stickers "I speak English". “Yo Hablo Espaniol” etc..all asking if we needed help. There were so many polite helpers it was crazy. We were able to get 5 tickets and again the helpers were ...
... time. I got there on time but she want there. I was getting worried and thinking I would need to go back when I heard someone shouting my name. It was Emma. There had been a bit of a problem, a long story but the short story is that her two sisters and a friend had been shut onto the train at the last station and the train had driven off and no one knew where. So we spent about an hour in the station trying to locate them. Eventually we decided they had probably thought they would ...
... We had contacted airbnb and were informed that we would have to pay for two nights at Sergio's plus the service fee which was one day's rent. So Rochelle spoke to Sergio and explained that we were going to have to find another place. He was very understanding and even got us a list of hostels we could try. We located one hostel that had beds available in a co-ed dorm and the rates were the cheapest we had found for the 31st to the 3rd (R$140/night). We ...