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WC 2014
Posted January 21st, 2013 - 9:49 pm by from Seattle, United States (Permalink)
I know I'm getting ahead of myself here....but I will be in Brazil for the world cup and I am trying to motivate a group of friends to come along. With the goal of trying to convince a large group of people from many different places.. I am trying to organize things a little bit so I can persuade people to begin saving money.

That said. I was hoping someone could help me start to piece together some ideas. I've never been to Brazil, and admittedly know very little. The two biggest things I'm trying to address at the moment are where to go and where to stay.

Where to go? Rio seems an obvious choice. But I know nothing about places like Porto Algre, Salvador and Recife? Where would be the best place to go in terms of atmosphere? "best"? Of course this could be more than one...opinions?

I went to Euro2012 last year and was shocked at how high hostel and hotel prices were raised. I'm sure the same will happen in Brazil. Unfortunately couch surfing isn't exactly an option with a group of people. Was thinking of short term house or apt rental? Any thoughts? Maybe too early to know what conditions will be like. Vague I know.

Any and all thoughts and advice are welcome. In the past I've gotten great feedback from CS -- which is why I decided to post here. Really glad the WC is coming to a place that deserves it. Unlike Qatar/

Cheers everyone

Posted January 22nd, 2013 - 12:32 am from Divinopolis, Brazil
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Posted January 22nd, 2013 - 3:36 am by from Mangaratiba, Brazil (Permalink)
We still have not so much to say about the official organization for WC, ticketing and so on... but when WC is held abroad we have big parties in Brazil, we paint the walls with soccer stuff, got together in the streets to watch games in big screens and feel like being there, WC down here will be the real thing and much more to us, so the cities will be crowded and much fun around for sure.

Posted January 25th, 2013 - 4:29 am from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Posted July 19th, 2013 - 5:22 pm by from Seattle, United States (Permalink)
Bumping this up. A little closer... 327 days!! -- wondering if anyone has further input? Thanks.

Support for the protests during confederations cup, hopefully something good will come of it.

Posted August 19th, 2013 - 12:16 pm from Breda, Netherlands
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