Villa Del Sol
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... those marked). I did not change money into Brazilian Reals. I used the credit card (thanks Capital One for no foreign transaction fees!). Also, the city is getting ready for the olympics and there is a lot of construction to improve the infrastructure - roads, bridges, and housing.
A couple of initial observations - things are more expensive in Brazil and that could be the reason that they wear so little clothing. Also there are ...
... Redentor on the hills over looking the city, it hits you, you are in Rio.
My first jetlagged day I didn't really do anything of note other than check out the world famous Cococabana, filled with the classical beautiful Brazilian women, interspersed between the leathery tanned, hagged majority of men and women alike wearing nowhere near enough to cover the one to many visits to the local steakhouse.
Thankfully I had bed to ...
... heart was in my mouth when all it took was a misplaced step to loose my footing and I slipped. I clung on for dear life with barely my finger tips gripping less than an inch of rock. I was filled with panic and anxiety as I realised why it was recommended to use a guide. Then I recalled I was not the first person to attempt this. Somehow I regained my composure and my footing. A few moments later I was safely at the top. The fear and anxiety transitioned in to blissful relief and ...
So it's our last night in Rio de Janeiro and I'd love to tell you that we're getting ready to hit the town and party the night away but unfortunately that's not exactly the case. In fact the last few days have been spent barely venturing far from our hotel room. You see one of the downsides of travelling is this thing called travellers diarrhoea and I officially think that it is far worse than diarrhoea in your home country. Anyway, I'm sure you get ...
... one of the women Sara offered (via sign /hand language) to take us and so we spent the next hour with our new Brazilian mum shopping for our weeks provisions. Since that moment she made Ali a coffee every morning, baked fresh chicken empanadas for us and introduced us to her two daughters. We felt very welcome and everyone was so friendly we immediately fell in love with the place. Dinner that evening we met some of Hannah's old mischief workmates who are in ...