Comfort Porto Alegre
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We took a 2 hour bus ride from Gramado to the place of Australia's next game; Porto Alegre.
On the day we arrived Brazil was playing Mexico.
One thing we had been hanging out to do was go and watch a game featuring Brazil with other Brazilians. And so we did it in the best style possible and we went to the Porto Alegre Fifa Fan …
... Obah Hostel). Really nice place, nice people (Vitorio is friends with the staff here). Vitorio and I caught up for a while over a couple of beers and he walked me round the neighbourhood, showing me places and where he grew up. We are apparently having a BBQ at the hostel tomorrow. Met Vitorio's friends; Catchi (sp), Juliano and his French girlfriend (can't remember her name though). In a 12 bed dorm but I think there's only one other guest as far as I can make out. ...
... but then somehow missed the boat on the food orders, meaning that when everyone got their food, we ordered.
It took forever and just before it came out we were almost ready to cancel the order and go and pig out on some ice cream or something. We would have, if we weren't so hungry. Lunch got dominated, followed by a Brazilian rendition of happy birthday and then cake! Delicious, delicious cake! I'd forgotten what good desert tasted like after ...
... a few hours, drinking and chatting, and contemplating how we were going to get home. The thought of riding home was overrun by the logic of taking a taxi. When we got back we made the most ridiculous desert. It was meant to be some kind of ice cream dish but greek yoghurt was used in the place of ice cream, cinnamon was chocolate coating, and the main part was half a slice of cake I had been given on the bus the night before that I didn't get around to eating. ...
... br> It was incredible. It had almost 100% no sun. The canopy of the trees forming an arch over the road almost prevented any sun penetration. And it was green. Lush green trees everywhere. Sam and I were both amazed. It almost gave us enough cover form the sun to forget about how hot it was. Almost, but not quite.
We did indeed retreat to the shopping centre after this. And it was bliss. We didn't want to face the outside again so we must have killed an hour and a ...