How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
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... station, "Você fala inglês?" (do you speak English?) but, most often, "não" was the reply.
I finally got through immigration and practically ran to the luggage carrousel only to find that my luggage was not there. Over to the Baggage Recovery desk and the arduous process of filing a lost luggage claim. I tried to explain to the agent that I needed to catch a bus at Rodovia Nova at 12:00 but she either misunderstood my Portuguese or ...
... was in shambles. Nonetheless, everything was about Neymar. Brazilians were calling for the head of Zu**** and despite his apology the anger expressed made me feel as though someone might send a hit squad out after him. Still the possible ramifications of this Neymar obsession was not readily apparent to me or anyone else on this pre-semi-final Monday. On the surface, this was like any other weekday Monday, I assume. While beachgoers were present as always ...
... by life and the world!
Cheers, lots of love!
*Oh yes, I forgot to mention why this guest house is so luxurious to us. Last night we slept from around 2am, on the cold tile floor of Rio's airport. Our ferry left the island yesterday at 4pm, and due to the rain and bad weather the journey took us 5 or 6 hours by boat, bus & ferry instead of 2. After which we camped out on the airport floor, like hobo's, at least we weren't the only ones.
... gridlock. Unlike Sao Paolo and other Brazilian cities, it is very green and clearly more prosperous than say Cuiaba and Porto Alegre (they even have a huge Walmart!). We arrived at our hotel as the sun set.
I’d read great things about the restaurant Madero’s in both the Lonely Planet, Trip Advisor and the NY Times so when all three are in agreement we had to check it out. Suffice to say they were the best burgers ...
... d checked in and gone through security. When checking our online banking we both discovered our cards had been cloned and whilst we were in the Pantanal someone had been happily withdrawing money from our accounts every 12 hours or so. So virtually all day was spent on the phone to our banks trying to sort out this mess and wondering how we were going to get new cards sent to us whilst being constantly on the move. To be honest it put us both in a really bad ...