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Jun 10, 2004 - Cidade Maravilhosa

... that means Marvelous City-- for those of you with just bachelor degrees. Its what the Cariocas (people from Rio call their city) Yesterday, Christine and I arrived in Rio. A driver from our hostel came to meet us at the airport and take us to the hostel-- which we thought was a much better idea than getting into a random taxi cab, all zanaxed out--- with tons of luggage. Immediately we had some suspicions. The first thing he asked us was if we needed to change money and attempted to walk us into a corner in the airport to his "friend"...

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