Recife Praia Hotel
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... and we were giving it right back. Surely they underestimated the U.S. team in the same way the Ghanaian team did. How else does one explain the fact that the U.S. scored so quickly after the kick-off against a team that then barraged us for a good portion of the rest of the game. Ghana was an overall better team, but our boys pulled it out in grand fashion. It was all an extremely exciting day.
We left the lunch spot and drove ...
Thinking of this
you keep repeating you miss
The rhymes from the microphone soloist
And you sit by the radio
hand on the dial tune
As you hear it pump up the volume...
(Eric B & Rakim, I Know You Got Soul)
The first few days was hit and miss in my venture to uncover the soul and unearth that world cup vibe. But as I have found out, a world cup never fails...we ...
... Costa Rican dance. Apparently all Ticos learn this dance in grade school. The women wave their skirt at the bull, and the men play the role of the bull. Only in this rendition, our friend Carlos was the bull, and the guy with a beard dressed in traditional woman's garb, played the role of the woman. We were in hysterics, but I have to say both men had very good form. We made our way to bus that would take us to the metro where we had parked our car. We unfortunately ...
... organized by Spok, with the likes of Lenine, Quinteto Violado, Almir Rouche, Naná Vasconcelos, Geraldinho Lins, Antonio Nóbrega, as well as Spok Frevo Orquestra. It was surreal being one of only about 20 people looking out at 1.5 million happy people at the opening night of Carnaval!!
Frevo translates to "fever." It seems that be-bop and ...
... and “it is too hot to walk” – at least this was the reason we were given. We never ever felt unsafe (although drama queen Giva was a bit anxious) but were mindful to be careful and stick together. We did notice razor wire and spikes on the walls of many of the buildings however.
Olinda was delightful and colorful – both the buildings and the craft wares – colorful fabrics and handmade lace cloths, baskets, woodwork and ...