Pousada Monte Imperial
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Aimed to leave after 9am to avoid the rush hour but failed
miserably – the traffic was horrendous and it took 1.5 hours for less than 10
miles to the terminal.
At least buses were frequent and not a long wait for the
next to Petropolis, though traffic was heavy up the steep jungle covered hills
of the Serra do Mar, the coastal sierra, that would have given marvellous views
on a clear day.
... a failed attempt at getting cash from the ATM, the four of us piled into the car of our driver (after a weird encounter with a guy in the street who we thought may be our driver) and headed to the hang gliding association headquarters on the beach past Impanema, after, of course, finding a bank and stopping by the drivers apartment to load the equipment. This guy had a real system - he backs into his stall and with a series of pulleys he lowers 2 gliders onto the roof and has them tied ...
... of it in various poses. Then we took in the view, snapping more photos. One arrives by train back and forth.
Lunch was in an old restaurant/cafe that was quite beautiful. It was a buffet, which seems fairly typical here.
After lunch, we enjoyed trying on Samba costumes and getting lessons on what happens during Carnival. When at first no one volunteered, I volunteered and then most everybody ...
... Where we are staying), Sugar Loaf Mountain, The Maracana Stadium (Iconic location of the World Cup final), The Centro area & numerous Favelas. Christ himself has an amazingly serene look to him especially his eyes, his chin however looks like he just went a few rounds with Tyson. As pretty much one of the tallest things in Rio Christ gets a fair amount of lightening attention and recently his right hand took a ...
... don’t want to be targeted by the bad guys….
Eating out is an adventure, with some quite different styles of cafes. Firstly, found all along beaches like Copacabana are little kiosks a bit like Spanish Chingeritos which expand into a full ...