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Travel Blogs from Brasilia
Wake up and unfortunately for us, our time in Rio is up. We finalize packing up our stuff and then head down to get one final breakfast of sandwiches and juice. At around 10, we drop our keys off with the doorman and catch a taxi back to the airport to catch our flight to Brasilia. We check-in, with everyone putting my mom as the emergency contact since no one would want to know we all died if the plan crashed, and make our way to the gate. ...
incredible – every minute or so a waiter came to the table with another type of
steak or lamb or chicken or pork on a skewer to see if we needed more, and we
just ate ourselves silly. Really hard to say no when it was so
Left the other guys to it as they had got on the cocktails
and we were being sensible for once, and headed back to the hostel to get our
last decent nights sleep for a while as we are back in the tent tomorrow.
... is over 30 degrees. Curitiba also introduced us to the amazing architecture of Oscar Niemeyer and strengthened my resolve to make the long detour to Brasilia.
The day before our big meet-up I had final check of the emails and it was quite a shock to receive one from Miranda "a bit of a hiccup, I've fractured my elbow, but it's OK I can fly..." In fact, despite all sorts of initial fears, the fracture was to hardly slow Miranda down at all. Whether it ...
... church staff sometimes lights, but unfortunately it was not lit while we were there.
The Buriti Palace was next with a statue of a wolf feeding the twins Romulus and Remus is a replica of a Roman statue. The replica was a gift from the Italian Government, since Brasilia and Rome's anniversaries take place on the same day, April 21. Also in the Buriti Palace, there is also an original column from ...
... north and south, are adjacent to the commercial sectors, but all the bars and restaurants and nightlife are scattered among the residential wings, as there is a single commercial road forming the boundary between each pair of residential “super-blocks”. There are about one hundred super-blocks in each wing of the city, and each super-block has about a dozen blocks of flats (all with six floors), plus a school, a kindergarten, a health clinic, and a ...