Tulip Inn Recife Flat
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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- Fitness/Health center
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... because it is not like any part of the road was unpaved, like the excursion from Dar es Salaam to Kilwa last summer on our trip to Tanzania. These roads were paved, but often only two lanes, and most surprisingly with huge speed bumps that would emerge on the road only seconds after the signs alert you to reduce your speed from 60 km/hr to 20 km/hr. I am pretty sure none of us were prepared for that drastic shift in speed on ...
... his two dogs) and we were ready for a much needed, prostitute-free night out. We had a few hostel beers, ignored the tourist trap places the hostel was recommending us to go to and found a place online called Downtown Pub which has live cover bands playing British music on Friday nights.
Our taxi driver to the club was desperate to practice his English and we were more than happy to talk English football with him, his knowledge was admirable as ...
... particularly Steffen's Mexican friends who we caught up with for dinner.
Oh - I forgot to mention meeting Markus - a guy Steffen knows whose life revolves around going to football matches (and grounds even when there aren't matches). He has watched football in 136 (I think he said) countries and been to over 100 World Cup matches. Complete madness. But admirable. I expect to meet him again in Canberra for the Asian Cup in January.
... the taxi driver how he felt about his Brazilian team and if they would win the cup, he responded by saying he "just didn't want Brazil to buy the World Cup." I found that a very interesting thing to say, as if this was a distinct possibility. Clearly there was some underlying bitterness that was manifesting itself in the comments from the taxi driver. And the early days of the fan fest were also ...
... organized by Spok, with the likes of Lenine, Quinteto Violado, Almir Rouche, Naná Vasconcelos, Geraldinho Lins, Antonio Nóbrega, as well as Spok Frevo Orquestra. It was surreal being one of only about 20 people looking out at 1.5 million happy people at the opening night of Carnaval!!
Frevo translates to "fever." It seems that be-bop and ...