Real Palace Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsReal Palace Hotel Porto Alegre
Corredores escuros, banheiros mal cuidados, alojamentos ruins...não valem a pena!
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... nibbling brazil nuts as I went, on a couple of walking routes of the prettiest
bits of the city – despite first impressions, there are some impressive old
buildings though the dull drizzly skies didn’t make for decent photos or views
when I got to the cultural centre on the point. First impressions were of a
gritty port, some run down shacks surrounded by rubbish (recycling is a popular
We woke up at 5 am to get ready for the trip. Grandpa Jorge took us to the airport at 6.30 am. We got to the airport at 7.20 am. After checking in, we bought some comic books (Turma da Monica) and some lollipops, then we went up to the terrace to watch planes landing and taking off. Just before going to security, we had a hot chocolate at "Lugano Chocolates de Gramado". The leg of the trip to Buenos Aires was made on a Brazilian-made ...
... the terminal, which felt very Brazilian based on the few weeks I'd spent travelling around in June with Foz and Rees for the World Cup - lots of concrete, stalls and people. I found a cash machine and withdrew reals - the Banco do Brasil machines offered this great feature of providing 2 options for denominations you'd like the cash in which meant I was able to select more of the smaller notes. Heading back down to the ticket offices ...
... 4 points. How do all those people get food, water, sanitation, healthcare... Given the cities water supply shrank to just 4% capacity earlier this year, these concerns are very real. Despite some kind words from a fellow Australian (just happened to be the Dean of Education at Melbourne Uni... we talked development studies and other bits and pieces... ain't travel funny) I started to stress a little and headed back down into the depths of the city to ...
... which were pretty good. The game was amazing and holland won 3-2 but the Aussies put up a great fight. The ugh next to Chris didn't have so much fun though, he must have been wasted and spent the whole game either sleeping or throwing up in his pint glass haha! After the game we went back to the fan zone to watch the next game and then back to Giordano's to pack for São Paulo!! Just an 18 hour bus ride in the way ...