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... to the hotel to watch Brazil v Cameroon.
As you can see a lot of football - we have two days off till our next match which is Belgium v Korea so I am hoping to get to see some of the town and maybe even a museum or two and the Botanical Gardens which may have a bonsai section - life is rough on holidays!!
I have loaded a few photos to give you a flavor of Copa 2014 and will update more information in a few days.
... with beef and pork, which originated with the slaves in Brazil to who were given, by slavery lords, the unwanted remains of the pork (such as feet, nose, ears etc.) and cheap black beans to eat. Today the dish is obviously served with high quality ingredients, and other meats such as sausage and ribs are added. I tasted 2 seperate plates, and loved every bite. I added a spicy pepper sauce to give it an extra kick. ...
... of you that don't know what Couch-Surfing is, it's a community of people that offer their beds in their homes free of charge for willing travellers. Sounds like a great idea. What entailed was an hour meeting the most bizzare and unsettling people I've ever had the displeasure of being in the presence of. I'm sure on the whole the worldwide Couch-Surfing community is sound, but my experience that night put me off for life. Meet Gustavo, a butch Brazilian who took a fond liking ...
... when it's not). I do like it, but only for a while. The high rise condos repeat on themselves.
This is one of my favorite parks in the world. It's massive like Central Park in New York or Hyde Park in London. Like Hyde Park, it has a massive, elongated lake (like the Serpentine). Lots of skateboarders. The park has miles of jogging paths where you can see some really phenomenally in-shape runners and bikers. Feast for the ...
Lately all of my time has been spent attempting to sleep on buses. It works ok if you have two seats to yourself... otherwise, it is a hopeless cause for me. Anyways, my night buses started with one from Paraty to Sao Paulo. I arrived at the bus station and spent a few hours there just reading and having breakfast because I didn't want to attempt rush hour on the metro with two backpacks and a bag. When I decided that was ...
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