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Aug 11, 2005 - RIO!
Last stop; Rio de Janeiro. We arrived 4 days ago after an 8 hour flight, most of which was in the wrong direction, from BA, via Santiago and sao Paulo. We arrived late on the 7th, so checked into what we thought, at 28 quid was a rather pricey hotel in the district of Flamengo, and then swiftly checked out again the next morning, partly as we thought we'd find somthing cheaper and partly because we thought we should check out Copacabana. Our first mistake, with the help of our guide book, was to once again under-estimate the budget...Jump to full entry
Dec 3, 2004 - We are here in Rio!!
Wed 1st Dec After a long time waiting we are finally here in Rio. We arrived early this morning about 9am following a brief stop at Sao Paulo Airport. On leaving the airport, we were picked up by our driver, whos name was Bruno. His English was as bad as our Portuguese, so communication was very limited. Despite this we made it to our apartment without any problems. First impressions of Rio... the drive itself to our apartment was almost surreal, we are there in the back of this car, not knowing where we are going or what we are doing,...Jump to full entry