Travel Blogs from Rio de Janeiro
Bom dia = Good day = Guten Tag = Buenos dias
So now you know the first word in Brazilian.
Since yesterday I am in Rio not far away from the famous Copacobana beach which I can see leaning out of my hotel window. Unfortunately, today only through the raindrops.
Coneceis la primera palabra en brasileņa.
Desde ayer he …
We left Hotel Portinari early on Wednesday morning taking public bus to the main bus terminal 1.5hrs to the north of Copacabana. Two hours west we arrived in Itercuraca on the Emerald Coast with a recommendation of the "Hotel Pierre" from the Portinari reception girl. It turned out after a 20min boat ride to island Ihla de Itercuruca that the hotel …
... inspired to see what was left to do as unfortunately my time in Rio is approaching its end. I was a bit tired of walking so decided to rent a bike and rode around a lake a few blocks behind Impanema beach. I then decided to venture out to Parque Lage (thank you Dusty for the tip) which is a massive public park with walking trails through a subtropical forest. The land was formerly ...
... the colourful vibrant piece of artwork we see today. Selaron's lifeless body was found on the steps a few feet from the house where he lived in January 2013. He had been working on the stairs since 1990. Christ The Redeemer is the iconic image of Rio which will no doubt be plastered all over our screens during the World Cup this year - considered to be the largest Art Deco sculpture in the world. It was constructed between 1922 and 1931 but was first suggested by a ...
... t Really Care About Us’ in
it – it was still run by a gangster then so he had to be paid off and he flew
in by helicopter to do his thing before shooting back off again. As a result
when he died they built a statue for him and he has murals on the walls. It is
a very strange sight to see a frankly appalling likeness of Michael Jackson in
the middle of all this!
As part of the ‘pacification’ the president has put aside ...