Friday, 26 October 2007
After a long flight from London we eventually landed in Rio to be greeted by torrential rain. The streets were flooded and people were walking knee deep in water. As a result the traffic was so bad that it took over 2 hours for a bus to turn up and another 2 hours for us to make the 25km journey from the airport to Copacabana. We were told at the hotel that it started raining the day before we arrived and that typically the rain last for 4 days, so it should clear …. shortly after we leave. So far it’s not stopped even for a minute and the visibility is so bad that you can’t even see the Sugar Loaf or the Corcovado.
On Saturday were leaving for Isla Grande to see the best beach in Brazil. Hopefully the weather will improve.
Alex & Mike.