Zank by Toque Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Room service
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
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... learned some Portuguese but to be fair to us we actually had a few phrases. Didn't matter though because they would stare at you blankly or just shake there head before you had all the words out. Don't get me wrong Brazillian people were very nice but the language barrier was such a pain in the ****. The terminal was jammed when we got there with people going away for the Easter weekend. It was a night bus and was about 12 hours to Porto Seguro so we managed to get a decent sleep ...
... pillars, vaults and ceilings - are covered by golden sculptered gilt woodwork and paintings. The decoration of the church is considered one of the most complete and imposing in Portuguese-Brazilian Baroque gilt woodwork art (talha dourada), being a perfect example of the "golden church" (igreja dourada).
... to say that there was an overriding sense of disbelief. No riots or protests, just people stunned by what had happened as the thought of winning the whole thing had become a realistic one. In the evening we left Bar Zulu and went back to our hostel with two Southampton fans who Junior Lewis had befriended during the match. They were nice enough blokes, even though the ratio of braincells was comfortably in the favour of one half of the duo, with the ...
... bible for mass. That was extremely kind of him, as is everything else he does for me.
In the first trip to church for the day, I sat between Vini and Diogo, near Carol and their friend Maria. She spent an exchange year in the US so we talked a little. She was very nice and helpful. I absolutely ADORE all of the songs they sing. They're peppier than the usual church songs. And it's great because I can read the words from the screen (I'm pretty good at reading ...
... Howard" a cheer all by itself). It was a great game - gripping excitement for 90 minutes then another 30 minutes of overtime. The US couldn't pull off a win, but they played well against a big team. Small world story - the family next to us was for Belgium (like most of the fans there), but we found out they live in Hopewell NJ (same area I grew up in) and their daughter goes to school with my niece. The ...