Curi Palace Hotel
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... workers, as usual.
The town boasts a lively pedestrian shopping street, but everything we looked at seemed to be made in China--much more so than in the USA. We came back empty handed, but had a good time trying to communicate. In a small town like this, people really don't speak English, and we really don't speak Portuguese!
See the photo of me next to ...
After our first unexpected day at sea, the actual PLANNED day without a port was great. There were many activities, movies, special lectures, etc. I used the time to get some work done, not to mention read a bit more and enjoy a couple of short classes.
Tomorrow's stop in Rio Grande is the only day on which I have not booked a tour, and some new friends from Foster City and I are going to take the free shuttle into ...
I think it would be fitting not to write much in this entry. The pictures and the video should do the job pretty well.
I travelled about 300km south to Pelotas, a is a student city, which I happened to visit on a "carnival" weekend. There was a big show with some of the big Brazilian pop stars on the Saturday, so of course the party began on Thursday night already.
The Thursday night party was a big ...
... hair and beautiful black eyes. The pure descendants of the Africans prefer to be called Negros, instead of black or coloured, since they are proud of their heritage. Rio Grande only has 5% Negros, but the proportion increases as you head North so that by the time you are at the top of Brazil it is 95% Negros. There were local dancers as we got off the ship with lots of young kids singing with their parents and ...
In Caxias I spent most of my time with grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and eating plenty of comfort food.
In Santo Antonio da Patrulha I stayed at my godfather's place with his wife and stepdaughter; we went for dinner at my friend Manuela at her family's place.
In Pelotas we arrived in time for ...