Sonesta Hotel Brasilia
Travel Blogs from Brasilia
... were born in 3 other countries and they were in Brazil for a month while their household goods were being moved from Cleveland to Germany) as well as another English couple (Christy immediately liked them because they were also upset that Landon Donovan wasn't kept on the US team). This is what makes the World Cup so fascinating. We said goodbye to Christy an Evan tonight as they return home. It was wonderful having them here and I'll miss ...
... Kids smile 400 times a day on average. Adults only 15 times on average. At the end of the day, it's about happiness.
The best thing I've given the kids is surprisingly not the English classes, but rather my full attention, care and love. Many of the kids don't have a dad and have few other male role models in their lives, if any. And in a very poor environment with many siblings to take care of, their moms don't have much time and energy for ...
... cab ride – you are there)
**You budgeted to get everywhere by taxi right?
- Go for a city tour***
Highly recommended, especially once you find out that you can’t get to these places on foot or public transport.
***But not on Mondays. (Too bad if you got here on Sunday, get informed that everything is closed on Sundays, so consequently try to go on Monday, when it is closed. (Obviously)
- Visit the National ...
Quote of the day:
“I am Chief, do not question the Chief.” Our Rotarian club president from Gioanna said to his son, aka our tour guide to Brasilia.
Soap that lathers
Word of the day:
Berimbau – musical instrument that looks like a bow and arrow and sounds like a guitar, only found in this area of Brazil.
... intending to stay in a hostel for the night, when I saw a guy holding a sign for Jericoacoara... I approached him and asked if it was possible to head straight there. He said it was and that it would cost me 150 Reals. I baulked and started to walk off. He walked after me and dropped his price to 80 Reals... all in all this was a great price and meant I saved money and had the comfort of a landcruiser all to myself. My cab to the ...