Yak Hotel Natal
Travel Blogs from Natal
... want to know how the rest of my trip home went you can ask me. I don't want to type the details because they're gross and I want to end my blog on a good note.
Overall, I had a wonderful time. I only wish I could've stayed longer. I am so thankful for the Faraj's and their hospitality. I'm so thankful for Jamille and all she did to prepare for my visit and for taking me to a World Cup game and to Pipa. I'm thankful for Jamille's friends', family's ...
Thursday, July 3rd
Lunch with Jamille at Mira D'agua
Trip to the beach with Diego (aka-Israel)
Italian pizza with Jamille and Dad
Friday, July 4th
Brazil vs. Columbia game at Nayara's Uncle's house
Saturday, July 5th
The Fort of the Three Kings
... end, the best team won! This was one hell of a World Cup! Probably the best soccer played at a World Cup in a really really long time. The exciting thing about this is the rest of the world is now catching up in skill with the top 8 teams that always seem to go through, so now we are getting to an even playing field. For 3 Concacaf Teams to make it to the next round, and for little Costa Rica to get to the semi finals, or Ghana who played the game of their life ...
... dollar is a Real. In the States our instinct is to call it (Ree-als), but it pronounced (Hee-eyes). My favorite memory of this, is that our friend Mikey gave up on pronouncing it correctly and for the rest of the trip called them (Hey-yahs). Which of course stuck with the rest of us and that is what we called the dollar amongst each other. But it got a little awkward when we were trying to pay for something and "Hey-yahs" slipped out instead of "Hee-eyes". Most of the time ...
The morning, once again, came early but we managed to get on the road by 6:00am. The drive went smoothly and we didn't run into any traffic. Although we did run into a caravan of Uruguayans with their flags mounted on their windows. Jorge couldn't resist the temptation. He hit the gas and sped up to them. He had Bruce hang the Costa Rican flag out the window, in all it's glory! If you recall, Costa Rica didn't just beat Uruguay, they annihilated them. As ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility