Travel

Brasil: Day 5 (Part 1)

February 22, 2010
This was one of those days where I spent countless moments feeling blessed for having discovered the path of exploration. I truly live a life less ordinary! The night before, the Israeli's and I decided to meet at 8AM next to the train station that would take us up to...

Brasil: Day 4

February 19, 2010
Surprisingly, I did not wake up with a nasty hangover, which I would have bet a million dollars would have been the case (I consumed a bottle of champagne and four caipirinhas the previous night, as well as quite possibly some shots of cachaça, but my memory is a bit foggy)....

Andi’s Pick: Casa 32

February 15, 2010
Casa 32: Rio de Janeiro, Brasil First Impression After my flights and tours were booked, the last thing left to decide was where I would stay in Rio. I searched tirelessly to find an affordable place near the beaches of Copacabana or Ipanema, however the cheapest room I could find...

Brasil: Day 3

February 7, 2010
I failed to mention several things on my last post that happened after I arrived in Rio, because most of it occurred past midnight technically making it the next day. It was about 11:30PM when my plane finally landed and it was also pouring rain. My heart sank, as bad...

Brasil: Day 2

February 5, 2010
Unfortunately, my room was right above the hotel's restaurant, so I was woken up bright and early by the kitchen staff setting up breakfast. On a positive note, I was the first to arrive at breakfast and therefore the first to arrive at the pool, so I was able to get...