Monumental Bittar Hotel
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... Brazilian architect
I'm back in Brazil for work and although Rio and Sao Paulo are always extraordinary places to go, Brasilia was on the agenda this year, and that is what I really wanted to see.
Brasilia has fascinated me for years. Brazil decided to move the capital from Rio to the heart of the interior and planned a modern city in the middle of nowhere, designed to "perfection" by urban planner Lúcio Costa and architect ...
... Brasilia airport, we were only 2 hours behind our original arrival time. We were made to feel very welcome in our modern, comfortable Airbnb apartment and enjoyed lunch with the hosts after settling in. Later that day, we watched Brazil v Mexico at a very local bar and witnessed the growing frustration of the natives as Brazil failed to score.
Built from nothing in the middle of nowhere in about three years, Brasilia replaced Rio de Janeiro as Brazil's centre ...
... fueron transportados en avión para ir más rápido, e inaugurada oficialmente el 21 de Abril de 1960. Desde el aire tiene forma de avión (o pájaro, para los románticos) y fue diseñada asumiendo que todos los desplazamientos se harían en coche: no hay aceras, las avenidas son grandes y con pocos semáforos. Está dividida en bloques y sectores (hotelero, banquero, ...
... Then went to the beach.
The final stop was the small colonial town of Paraty with cobbled streets and an historic centre of old houses. A final trip to the beach and before we knew it we were saying goodbye (though not before we had gratefully offloaded quite a few kilos of excess belongings which wended their way back to England in James' bag alongside quite a few bottles of cheap vodka). M&J got on a bus for Rio, we headed in the ...
... the middle, where there was nothing before.It was a huge stunt, and he did get elected, so he did build this brandnew capital in only 4 years time. Of course creating a ton of debt for Brazil, but history is very forgetful/forgiveful in this, and build a huge monument for his grave to remember him and his creation of the capital. If you see the city, it is truly amazing this was build in only 4 years time, and with no direct accessroads.
The city is very very ...