Vernon Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Curitiba
... the days Sunday and Monday, being the days that a lot of places are closed. We've met some nice people here as well, which always helps. On another night bus out tonight, and if at anything like the last one, we'll be fine. We booked the cheapest option, but by a happy chance were accidentally upgraded and had lovely reclining, comfortable, spacious seats and a fairly good night's sleep, considering. I'm not holding out much hope for us to be that lucky twice in a row. Fingers ...
... in our price range. Perfect! At home, we chilled, drank wine, packed, showered etc. And then headed out to dinner. On our drive there we passed this block that had full on PROSTITUTES, who werent just in short dresses but were only in there underwear standing on the streets, and one girl with only stockings, pants and a Santa hat on. BOOBS! Paula found it so funny how shocked we were because she assumed we had the same thing in England, and we do, but kind ...
... them if and when needed,
- and finally the engine is also running out of tune, pinking badly. Regular (Comum) petrol here is only 88 octane (!) and has 25% ethanol, not good for our high compression engine... There is everywhere an "aditivada" grade containing some cleaning additives but that do not change the above specs. And we could only find the much better "Podium" grade around Rio, not been seen ...
... I can make it back before I leave Brazil since it seemed like a pretty cool town.
On Sunday I went to a futebol (soccer) game, and it was awesome! It turns out that Curitiba holds the world record for most consecutive wins (I think that it was 24). They played Atlético, their biggest rival. As many of you probably know, futebol is SERIOUS business here in Brazil. So serious in fact that they did not allow any Atlético fans ...
... of bait we headed back to the farm with the piranhas we caught they were going to cook then for dinner in the evening for us. When we arrived back we had a nice lunch and then had a couple of hour rest before our horse riding. Most if us jumped onto the hammocks in the shade whilst others chilled out in the sun. When it came to horse riding, two of the boys decided not to go because they wanted to carry on chilling. So it was just three of us who ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services