Transamerica Prime Barra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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... days. Santi booked us a table at a buffet restaurant where you pay per the weight of your plate. The spread was amazing, There was sushi, all the salad you could want, a grill counter which cooked all sorts of cuts of meat and lots of hot dishes including beef stroganoff and lobster. There also was a lot of dessert. Both Greg and I went back twice for main meals but never made it to dessert. Santi bought us all caipirinhas and Conan made the thank you speech on all ...
... see a different view, that will change the look of it.
A buffet lunch, chance to stuff our faces! Then back on the bus for the trip to Sugar Loaf. Journey involves 2 cable car lifts, great view of the city from here as well. First view of some wild life with some small monkeys resident up here.
Back to the hotel, and as soon as the bus is around the corner I discover that my phone has fallen out of my pocket. Have ...
... arrive somewhere new just to get my bearings. 17,000 steps later and I'd walked the length of Copacabana and Ipanema beaches and to the Rodrigo de Freitas Lake (or lagoon). In 30 degree heat (thank you thank you thank you) it was thirsty work so I rewarded my efforts with my first fresh coconut. The journey here gave me plenty of time to think which is always dangerous. Too much time in my own head and the internal dialogue begins. "What were you thinking ... 5 months on the road with a ...
... reals, (One US dollar is 3.03 Brazilian reals) So i had to go trade in some of my money for Brazilian currency. After doing that I was off on my first trip to Tijuca national park, its a rain forest with trails, little resting areas, and most Beautiful sites ever. The food was also different then what I am use to, some food I tried was ...
... all countries I go to has its own great cuisine) - the weather, sunny pretty much all year round - Christo Rey is a sight to behold Cons: - the Portuguese accent/language is one of the worst I have come across - the place is expensive, not London bad but pretty close. - there is always the fear factor when walking down quiet streets and at night Overall I'd give Brazil (or Rio) a 9/10. I have enjoyed my time here and everyone should visit this place at some point in their ...