Visual Praia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Natal
... Portuguese words I didn't understand, although he was fairly relaxed and didn't seem aggressive. Once again I asked him "why do you have the knife?, we want to get my friend". He eventually communicated he was a security gaurd for a villa/hotel at the end of the street - so relieved after thinking he was a murderer for the last 10 minutes. We called "Wilson!" & his little mug popped up out of a bush about 20metres away from the security guard. "It's ...
... us by offering a rendition of Nessun Dorma and shouting out Italian foods as if they were swear words at random points. With Brazilians, Chileans and Dutch all entertained, it was only the Uruguayans who didn't see the funny side, to cut them some slack I suppose they were involved in a tense make or break world cup match at the time. As the half wore on we made several trips to get more beer and even got a free one by chanting at some nearby convicts "Aussie, ...
However, along the way there were a number of calling points that had to be seen to be believed. Firstly, we stopped off next to a group of camels who were seemingly fulfilling the same purpose as Gabriella. Our driver was actually baffled that we again declined the offer, this time to ride a camel for a few minutes in Egyptian headgear. To our amazement, there were a few takers for this but none of them looked thrilled sitting on the camels as we ...
... took it upon himself to debut an aggressive streak, taking exception to an American wearing a United shirt and to anyone with a hint of a Uruguay shirt. His question to us all "do you want to 'do' him or go back to the hotel for a bottle of water?" Was met with three for water and none for becoming the football firm he oddly wanted us to be for the night.
Our time in Natal was was memorable for an influx of Ghanaians who rumour had it arrived ...
... who started a friendly jab saying, "Oh look smiling Americans! Let's get a picture now, because they won't be smiling later!" We laughed and of course took pictures with them and threw back some friendly counter jabs! They ended up being very lovely people! I don't think I can put to words the anticipation and adrenaline that we were all feeling. The energy in that place had a life of its own. When we entered the stadium, we were happy to see that we were still on ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking