Radisson Hotel Barra Rio De Janeiro
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... two Dutch girls who went in flip-flops - they don't mention the non existent sewage system until you get off the bus.... The tour company we went with were great as the fee we paid goes direct to a day-care centre in the favela for 40 kids and they set up a couple of other things for us to see like a local gallery, some street music and a craft stand. Filled with confidence on the way in with the advice, 'just don't take pictures of guys holding guns' although ...
... then ran to the water!
After the beach we went to the Sugarloaf (Pão de Açúcar) and Morro da Urca. You could see all of Rio from up there! We took the Cable Car (Bondinho) up from Praia Vermelha to Morro da Urca, then again from there to Pão de Açúcar, then all the way back down again! You could see people rock-climbing up the sides of them, they looked like tiny, little, brightly-colored ants! All in all, this was an amazing opportunity, and not one I will easily, nor soon, ...
... farmers market or "shakedown st" at a festival. I was pretty tired from all the walking around so I gave Fabiano some money as a thank you for the free tours and went on my way. It felt really good to be a part of something bigger than me. This kid was taken off the streets and turned into a great guy and will hopefully have his own tourism company within the year. I had the pleasure of going on some of his first tours with him ...
... the other areas of the country we visited, in that it is all very run down. Urban planning seems to consist of squashing as many buildings as possible into any open space, couldn't believe that they have six lane highway running the length of Copacabana Beach. We have found the people very happy and friendly, much like South Africa, they have embraced the World Cup and have been very welcoming to the visiting fans.
... this is a very popular spot in summer. The view across the bay was shrouded in a beautiful summer mist (also known as smog) and there is an proper ****-off oil rig in the middle of it, which is a bit mad.... but that's Rio for you. I look around and I think how challenging a landscape this must have been to conquer and how amazing it is to find patches of almost sub-tropical rainforest in amongst the sprawling megalopolis. It's like ...