Windsor Florida Hotel
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... I decided to go for a dip in the sea. Having forgotten that this is a Brazil winter, I realised why there were not too many other people swimming very quickly once I had hit the water. It was “refreshing” and I quickly got out to warm up on the beach again. Bruno gave us the good news that we would be going to a football match later that afternoon! We had previously discussed it and we had expressed our desire to see a game while we were in Rio. Bruno had organised ...
... bag, so they stopped us and wanted to know what it was and search our bag zip by zip. The lady was going far too slow for my patience so I started unzipping the zips and I pulled the pears out straight away to show them. They let us through and we started sprinting again to the terminal, until we got stopped at the stamp out customs (which we totally forgot about). We looked like a hot mess by this stage. So we tried to keep our cool going up to the desk for ...
... been tipped off about, which was taking place in a small park. People of all ages were there and there was a very upbeat atmosphere. Within minutes of arriving, we had had a kombucha to drink and an excellent vegetable curry to eat. In the middle of the little park is the skeleton of a derelict townhouse, which has been made safe and is now a minimalist events space. From the top, we were able to enjoy the view of the internal airport as flights took off and landed. ...
... was spent visiting one of Rios 600 favelas, which house around 20% of the city's population. We were shown round Santa Marta by one of its residents and our guide to translate. It was an experience that I am glad we had. Rio's favelas (especially those which boarder the more affluent areas of the city) have been in the process of being cleaned up since the Pacifying Police Unit (UPP) was set up in 2008 to reclaim the areas from the drug dealers and ...
... white y-fronts and then I enjoy the European approach more!It was really hot in the sun so after a few hours on the beach and a couple of swims we headed into the shopping area to take part in a proper Brazilian ritual (No we weren’t getting a Brazilian). We went into a Havaianas shop to buy mum her first pair ever and to get Zoe a few ...