St Paul Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Brasilia
... an Beautiful Tropical Garden and have their own little Paradise here.
They Teamed up with Petrobras and now having an Educational Programm with Exposition stands going around the Country and making Brasilian aware of Issues in regards to Water and Enviroment , supported by Sientific Data Gerard is samplin all over the Country.
I went over the new newer north bridge into town , the Traffic is relentless it crosses the Lake Paranao.
... stayed 3 more
days at Brasilia to have party with Belen and Leo. On Friday night
Leo was mixing in a club and on Saturday it was his sister's
birthday. We had a great time there with a typical Brazilian party:
Fejouada, Capirinha, a band who was playing all the afternoon, some
samba and the Brazilian atmosphere. Such a great time to start
... this year in April – and we think they are gearing up for a big celebration because some of the buildings were undergoing a facelift. Brasilia was designed and built (within 4 years) during the 1950s – the government wanted to move the capital from Rio to a place literally in the center of the county. The city has some incredible architecture designed almost entirely by one guy: Oscar Niemeyer, who at over 100 years old is ...
... mountains. Think I may have hypothermia!! I arrived in Brasilia's rather tatty concrete 1960's long distance bus station at 6.30am. I bought myself another bus ticket to Cuiaba, one of the gateway towns to the Pantanal, Brazil's diverse wetlands. The 18 hour bus journey doesn't begin until 5.30pm, so I have a full day of sightseeing in Brasilia. Brasilia really interest's me for some reason, I can remember years ago reading an article about Brazil's capital being build from nothing ...
... and starting it a few times that the ignition would fail, leaving us to rely on roll starting it... This was fine on the hardened sand but once in the dunes and on soft sand it would become a nightmare. We decided to take it relatively easy and only drive it fast through the dunes, keeping the revs as high as possible... We did manage to stall it a few times and had to push it to softer areas in order to get any traction. We ...