Pousada Toca Da Coruja
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... having a cigarette around 3 or 4am. A massive black guy in a dark trench coat passed us, he looked at us - no expression. His hands were hidden behind his back. As he passed us we realised he had a large knife behind his back - probably about a 20cm blade & certainly not a butter knife. We freaked out, he stood at the beginning of the road looking left and right. By this time Wilson had sprinted to the left, however he sprinted towards the dead end ...
... when they headed in from a corner the contest was all but over.
The match will always be remembered for Luis Suarez's bite on Georgio Chiellini and it's something the four of us can say we were in the stadium for. It's also something the four of us completely missed and didn't realise had happened until a few hours later. In our defence it was at the opposite end of the pitch, but on the flipside we'd all had a few beers.
The Uruguayans were ...
... of 30 Ghanaians went wild. Some of the noises were incredible and even as the Germans got back level the excitement didn't drop. Plates of food and bottles of coke were ordered to accompany their duty-free rum in celebration as they settled down for another night in front of the hotel tv. When I say settled I mean sit down and start shouting at each other as they debated God knows what about Ghana and all other matters. One thing we did notice is ...
... who started a friendly jab saying, "Oh look smiling Americans! Let's get a picture now, because they won't be smiling later!" We laughed and of course took pictures with them and threw back some friendly counter jabs! They ended up being very lovely people! I don't think I can put to words the anticipation and adrenaline that we were all feeling. The energy in that place had a life of its own. When we entered the stadium, we were happy to see that we were still on ...
... a hot shower. But all this aside, it was great location next to a fun restaurant, Paprika, that the group liked to frequent. We were 2 blocks from the beach and 1 block from the main drag. We were close to all the action. The house was actually a really cool house if you didn't look up close. Sort of a Monet, if you will. Better to experienced through blurred eyes. And with how much this group put back in Capahrina's, rum and beer, that was not going to be a ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center