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No words of the day, no nice things to say. We got up at 5 and travelled to the local airport to catch an internal flight from sunny rio. Our cab ride was pretty uneventful and we arrived with about 2 hours to spare. Whilst checking in our bags the lady behind the counter laughed at the hologram in our passport then had a good chuckle in Portuguese with the guy behind her. Not knowing what was happening we smiled and nodded and went along with the situation. Then ...
... off ramp to exit, we even passed by some transvestites and their pimps who didn't bother us one bit.
The next day we aimed to go to the Pinacoteca, one of the country's best museums. This involved a walk that turned out to be sketchy right before you hit one of the old train stations of the city, the Luz. The station is gorgeous though, looks like something that was pulled out of an old European city. Though we wanted to get to the museum as fast as possible, we were sidetracked by ...
Well, it is a bit of a shock after my days in paradise. Such a shock that big city + the constant ******* rain I got there made me stay only for 3 days there. This city is buzzing and you can go out a lot, eat well, etc. but people are here for working, to make money and you can feel that.
It has also definitely grown too quickly and the infrastructure ...
... who think its cool to tear things down instead of helping to build them up.
Just my 2 cents. If you come here for a visit perhaps you can convince us to return. I hope you have a convincing argument and deep pockets..... Just saying.
Despite all this there were some highlights!
Beats Hostel. A hostel with great potential and a cool staff but rules as flexible as Plastic Man and not always to the benefit on the guests. Given ...
Woke up about 5:30am the next day in order to set off on the 6 hour bus ride to Rio. I think everyone was slightly upset when a tiny minibus showed up rather than a large comfy bus like we were used to.....
The journey itself was long, but eventually we arrived in Rio and checked into our flight with about 10 ...