Thursday was the chill day we all needed. But sitting in on the IOC and USA Basketball press conference certainly made it interesting.
The start of the women’s soccer tournament on Wednesday marked the unofficial start of the Olympics and the unofficial start of our work with Rio2016.com.
Nothing happens fast around Rio. But we got to see the Christ the Redeemer statue, so there’s that at least.
Well, we weren’t able to go to the Christ the Redeemer statue today, but we were still able to do a little bit more exploring.
Our second day in Rio saw us check out the media center and the massive Olympic Village. Only a few more days before it takes center stage for the world.
The rest of the first day in Rio resulted in credentials, a walk along a beach and a Brazilian steakhouse dinner. Also, here are some of my observations of Rio after the first day in the city.
Well, 24 hours of madness have resulted in us finding ourselves in Rio de Janeiro with an apartment right down the road from the Olympic Park. It’s all starting to set in now.