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Travel Blogs from Brasilia
... to travel around the country for a flight that would normally take say two hours.
I arrived from Manaus on flight JJ 3609 - Operated by TAM LINHAS AEREAS at approximately 18H50 and then I departed for Sao Paulo Conganhas on flight JJ 3715 - Operated by TAM LINHAS AEREAS.
Sao Paulo, here I ...
... to get in touch with her. She is lovely.
Denise and Jussara took us all over Brasilia, which is the capitol of Brasil and shaped like a plane. With this design, it takes a long time to get from one end (or wing) to the other, and a 40 min drive to get into the centre is just about standard.
All the government buildings are in Brasilia and all very well planed out and symmetrical. We really enjoyed visiting ...
... because there are just a few ramps and a lot of 90 degrees turns, so when you want to turn you will basically have to come to a stop while the traffic around you is still going at 100 kmh.
Third, there is no center. Apart from the political center (the body of the plane), you can count these obscurely named sectors:
CLN/CLS/CLSW - Local shops
SCN/SCS - Commercial sectors
SCEN/SCES – Sport sectors
SDCN/SDCS – ...
... I wanted to check out Chapada de veaideiros national park, and coincidentally Claudiomar just quit his job and had a week free and wanted to see this park too. And his roommate, Ivesan, happened just to have finished school that week and had a few days open before flying to his father in the south of Brazil, and also didn't visit this park yet. So all these coincidences mixed, they took me for a few days out to Chapada with Ivesan's car.
- There was a very ...
... t fork out for 2 more expensive nights so we packed up and headed off for what we thought would be an easy to find posada. We were wrong. Over 2 hours later we were taken pity on by a young guy who could speak English only to be told that Posadas were made illegal in Brasilia and were all closed down...only a few sneaky ones remained and he showed us the whereabouts of the nearest one. If we could walk another step we would have left but after 2 hours in ...