Windsor Florida Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... blocking the entrance to the favela! We later learned that there had been a huge gunfight between the police, the drug-lord and his favela gang just a few hours earlier and we were simply witnessing the left overs!
Things went from bad, to worse when a very, and we mean 'very' scary looking man decided that out of the 400 buses to get on to get into the city, he decided to get on ours. It didn't take us long to reach the assumption that he was 'very' scary due to the ...
... police and fights everywhere we looked. We managed to get to the main road and attempted to flag a cab. We then met some more Aussies from Brisbane and Kathy (after playing chicken with a cab) managed to flag one down and all 5 of us jumped into the cab... Somehow... We arrived back at Lapa and the boys continued onto the airport. We arrived back at the apartment feeling relieved and pretty tired as the adrenaline left us. Then ...
... for the Holland v Costa Rica game (so far we had watched the games on the screen outside). Inside was everything you hate about modern football; corporate marketing everywhere, buying tokens to get beers, a fairground ride, zip lining, happy clapping ******** and at the very end was a screen for the football. What happened to just having a big screen and a bar. We lasted 5 minutes before agreeing it wasn't for us and ...
... we then decided we wanted some back so we could have some to go in our journal/keepsakes (the images on their notes are very pretty). After half an hour of me unsuccessfully trying to convince anyone to swap money for US dollars (at a more than generous rate to them) Ni then got the first person she asked to do it at the actual rate and provided new crisp notes too! I must have a untrustworthy face!
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... where waiters come to your table with swords of grilled
meat. Check the local guides and magazines for the latest suggestions.
Most visitors start with Rio's main attraction, Christ the Redeemer. Inaugurated on 12th October 1931, at the top of Mount Corcovado,
Christ complements the beautiful landscape perfectly, so it's no wonder
it became one of the wonders of the world on 7th July 2007.
The key areas ...