Travel Blogs from Araraquara, Brazil

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Araranquara - Uni starts - party does as well, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Araranquara - Uni starts - party does as well

A travel blog entry by joerngropp

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Hez everyone, now finally the mad part of my trip has begun. Yesterday i arrived here in Araraquara - a 200 000 people city 5 hours inland from sao paulo - a lot quieter han the 20 mil metropole! Here my friend Daniel who i was in Australia with ...

Student life, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Student life

A travel blog entry by joerngropp

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OK - now a chilled out day. Got up fro the noise of someone jaming guitar - all i did that day was playing cards - drinking n lying arond lazy! I also bought avocados mangos marajujas and pinapple for like 2 euros . haha - so all day i make ...

Saindo de Araraquara, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Saindo de Araraquara

A travel blog entry by rportovanni

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Eat, Sleep, Rep, Repeat..., Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Eat, Sleep, Rep, Repeat...

A travel blog entry by frankcg

Most educational places in Brasil have a July holiday (similar to the 2 week winter break in the northern hemisphere), so my republica has been quiet. So my work-week has been almost the same every day: 7am Wake up 8am Start Work (Brazilian time, 8:15 ...

Visit to Biodiesel Reactor, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Visit to Biodiesel Reactor

A travel blog entry by frankcg

... trip to visit a industrial biodiesel reactor, which sounded really cool. Five of us went in one of the guys car and drove through Araraquara to a small farm place outside the city. The reactor was medium size (sort of like a proof of concept thing) and it ...

No More

No More "Greve"

A travel blog entry by frankcg

... going on at UNESP is going to end and classes will start again next week. It's great because everyone is coming back to Araraquara and Canil will probably be full! Around the chemistry campus it's been getting busier with people this week because the July ...

First day at work!, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

First day at work!

A travel blog entry by frankcg

... andrews or oxford, more like what an american campus would be (i assume). Not being able to speak portuguese is proving very difficult, Brazil is not like europe or the far east where most people can speak some English, lots of people here speak none. I ...

A footballers haircut, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

A footballers haircut

A travel blog entry by frankcg

The week so far has been a week of firsts (even though I've been here a month!) Today I had my first haircut in Brasil, it's something you'd never think about but it's kinda hard when the barber speaks no English except from yes, no and hello! After a ...

Foga Na Ropa, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Foga Na Ropa

A travel blog entry by frankcg

... ) looking guy outside the venue. It was at a party house place on the edge of town, apparently its quite common in brazil that developers make houses that are just used for sports clubs and parties. The place was really impressive (its mostly outside ...

Brazilian Bureaucracy, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Brazilian Bureaucracy

A travel blog entry by frankcg

Registered with the Federal Police this morning, so was a bit late to work. Everyone was cool with it because I stayed and watched a guy from CEMPEC (the biodiesel research facility i'm working at) give his masters presentation. I have now reached the ...

Apdapting to Brazilian life, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Apdapting to Brazilian life

A travel blog entry by frankcg

The last few days have been great, started work properly. I'm helping a PhD student with analyzing hydrogen production from industrial waste streams and will be doing this for the first month (-ish), then Biodiesel stuff. I start work at 8am Brazilian ...

First solo trip to the supermarket, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

First solo trip to the supermarket

A travel blog entry by frankcg

Went to my first Brazilian house party last night. Really enjoyed myself as a few people could speak english and some are learning French at UNESP. I spoke to them in french, which was easier for me than Portuguese! On the way there we met one of the ...

Aeroporto, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Aeroporto

A travel blog entry by rportovanni

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Last Day at Republica Canil, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Last Day at Republica Canil

A travel blog entry by frankcg

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Today is my last proper day in Araraquara! I plan to return after my little week of travelling to pickup my suitcase but that will only be for a night, I'll have to leave early the next morning. It has been really great living here for the past two ...

Last Day at Work, Araraquara, Brazil travel blog

Last Day at Work

A travel blog entry by frankcg

Tomorrow is a holiday in Araraquara to commemorate the founding of the city and as such, the university is closed, making today my last day at UNESP/CEMPEQC... I'm going to really miss this place! I've enjoyed working here immensely; the work hasn't ...

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