||People watching is a good reason for you to go for a
walk in the downtown area. You will see executive
sweating in their suits and ties, office boys killing time in the street, peddlers selling knick-knacks
nobody in their right mind would need....
|Most people are walking with a sense
of purpose, in the middle of a very busy day. It's fun to
watch the rat race when you are perfectly relaxed, in the
middle of your vacations...
||You can count on a concentration of
people sitting on the staircase of Palacio Pedro Ernesto.
The City Council seems to attract a party of protesters
every single day of the year!
|Meanwhile, next door at Cafe
Amarelinho, other Cariocas are enjoying a cold beer with
chips, and chatting away. This traditional bar is a sort
of a meeting place after 5 p.m., at the end of the