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... into Canela to see the stone church after an excessive
breakfast – would much rather pay less and just have some good croissants &
coffee, but forced down a toasted sarnie, 2 meringues, a macaroon and some
melon before the 10.15 bus back to Porto Alegre,
Back there by lunchtime to find the tourist office shut so
faffed around trying to extract bus info I could understand from the ...
... cash as the credit card machine was not working...) as departure time was a bit late than expected. Sandwiches were good. Pedro's long standing loose tooth gave signs that it was about to come out at any moment, and then just before taking off, in the plane, Pedro's loose tooth finally came out when he was eating a "Sonho de Valsa" candy - it came out after months of being loose (theTooth Fairy will have to work tonight!). The flight took 2 ...
... did what I needed to and then headed to my platform and waited to board the bus. The bus looked pretty modern and was a 2x2 setup. I had seat 1 upstairs, right at the front. We set off on time at 8pm with a 3/4 full upstairs. We had a couple of other pickups on the outskirts of city and then headed towards the border. Unfortunately a man sat next to me while I was eating, and throughout the journey then proceeded to steal my pillow ...
... Liberdad (BIG Japanese community, ergo good sushi), and catching up with Diego, who I met on my last trip.
Finally I bounced in and out of Porto Alegre, heading up to Cambara do Sol, which presented the completely different gaucho side of Brazil. Mist rolled in and it was cold enough to light a fire amongst the steeply rolling hills and the stern nods of the local farmers. The main spectacle is the beautiful Aparados do Serra National ...
... of the bottle! Such lovely people. They then dropped us off where we were staying. We tried couch surfing for the first time In porto Alegre and spoke to Giordano on the site who agreed to host us. He's a nice gig who had travelled all around the world and we went out into town for a few drinks. When we got back he even have us his bed and he slept on the sofa! So incredibly kind. We couldn't belie how lucky we were ...