Real Castilha Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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... pastries, toasted coconut snacks and the richest, most delicious puddings that were bring served as if they were ice cream flavors, from buckets into small cups, with a choice of toppings, and to the crowds of people, including us, waiting patiently for their turns. While eating, we enjoyed the live Chorinho band, a Brazilian samba-influenced style of music. The area around the Calixto market, full of quirky shops and small restaurants, was fun to explore ...
... Didi, Socretes and Zico was mesmerizing to watch. I couldn't help but wonder how they'd compare with modern day balls, boots, pitches and fitness levels. In the evening we went for a Churrasco, which is a chargrilled BBQ meat feast. They have 21 different cuts of beef; sirloin, prime rib etc etc. you get a little card illustrating what part of the cow each cut comes from and you also get a little stop/go card to let the waiters know if you'd like them to flock to ...
... what appeared to be the World Cup, with Rio in the background, a reminder that Brazil will be hosting the event in 2014. They could have been official publicity shots being produced by the organisers or just some tourists mucking around. I am not sure but the latter seems more likely.
One of the less famous places in Rio de Janeiro is Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, a large lake within walking distance of Ipanema. It ...
Our last two days in South America were pretty uneventful. We spent them in Sao Paulo but since the city is so massive it's hard to plan anything. Plus we're pretty sick of planning days full of activities anyways. But I'll give you the overview nonetheless. We stayed in the apartment of a friend of katie's mom. It was very nice and a welcome break from noisy hostels. They were very nice, gave us food and beer and ...
... I had a day to spend in this apparent no-go zone. And I was travelling solo at this point.
So I was pleasantly surprised when I lobbed up to my chosen hostel called Villa Madelena - which happens to be just on the edge of the neighbourhood of the same name - and discovered a completely different side to the Sao Paulo I had been led to imagine.
The friendly hostel owner quickly gave me a run-down of the best places to ...