Mercure Apartments Rio De Janeiro Arpoador
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... beach who provided umbrellas and chairs to rent and food and drink. We then attempted to settle the bill and they clearly saw us coming and tried to massively rip us off and charge us over the odds for everything, including 35 real for chips, the equivalent of about 15 English pounds! We refused to pay the price they were asking and paid what we thought was right. We then headed back to the hostel.
We headed to a food court in Botofogo, recommended ...
... was almost full and there were some 35 000 people which was a nice crowd.
Since football in Brazil is very different to European football I spent the little bit boring first half analyzing the tactics and the way they played which amused me a lot and I had to laugh so often. It doesn’t matter who you ask but everyone from Europe I met who had a slight idea of football and tactics has the same opinion that the Brazilian football is horrible and really bad.
... photos so will also sort that out...
The best way to get around Rio is by bus as they are regular, efficient and cheap. But you have to know the language and have a general idea of where you want to go. Luckily Nani took charge of that, and we went to see the "guy on the hill" (as Bruce calls it) – Christ the Redeemer. It is the largest Art Deco work in the world. And how fantastic it is…He looms over the city, seeming ...
... will need a lot of work before the Olympics get here, especially the toilets!! After someone mistook me for being called Cedric we finally got our lift and were on our way. The taxi driver didn't speak much English and our Portugese was worse. But somehow we got to talking about football and Botafogo which was his team and also where we were staying. I mentioned Clarence Seedorf which got ...
... sattusime väga räpasele tänavale, mille põhilisteks asukateks olid noorte poiste kambad, kodutud, joodikud ja narkarid. Tundsin end väga ebaturvaliselt ning muudkui korrutasin Tintinile : "lähme siit ruttu ära". Kodutuid ja joodikuid ma ei kartnud, sest nad nägid nii räsitud välja, aga poistekambad, kes meid helkivate silmadega vaatasid, tekitasid küll hirmu. Just sellel päeval oli meil Tintini pass seljakotis, sest tahtsime kohalikku mobiiltelefoni kaarti osta ...
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