Hotel Sol Barra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... of cab drivers wanting to take us 'somewhere'. We were by ourselves and I just witnessed a guy being hauled away by the Policia...as were overnighting we could see stuff in the morning. We had earlier consulted one of the bartenders who is Brazilian, regarding a good place to have local food. I had met a guy in the Terminal who suggested 'Maria Mata Moura', in 'Old Town'...looked it up on Trip Advisor...sounded ok. ...
... so I went to bed.
But before I fell asleep Nati came to bed too, and we ended up talking and laughing until really, really late. She said that her mom thinks that I'm sad, which confuses me a little. Everyone keeps asking me if I'm happy. Or they think I'm sad. Right now, I'm just relaxing. It's exhausting trying to decode everything everyone is saying all the time. I zone out sometimes when I know that conversation isn't that important. But it's all good. I'm ...
... ticket in Lisbon is basically impossible
Air travel is actually fairly smooth in most of the world. The place where most things go wrong is the USA.
Try not to get on the tour with the parents from Iowa who loudly try to impart lessons to their kids after every story or event: “And that’s why you don’t shout at the caiman.” “And that’s why you need to remember that nothing in Brazil is safe” ...
... depending on how much the ship is swaying, it varies 3 or 4 kilos either side of even. I love when it sways to the right :)
Catching up on washing follows - my cabin looks like a Chinese laundry. Then an opportunity to update this blog. Given that 2100 of the guests on board are Brasilians, the daytime entertainment on the pool deck is announced in Portuguese - leaving me three steps behind them in everything I attempt.
... were teams of street sweepers all lined up, brooms at the ready and sweeping in succession, ensuring every rogue plastic bottle left in the gutters were collected and discarded of. The Armed Forces were even out on military patrol, jogging and chanting, dressed in full official attire despite the soaring temperatures. The homeless and the desperately poor were rummaging through bins and skips trying to collect up as many cans as possible to cash in for a bit of loose change. ...