Ibis Caxias Do Sul
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As our friend Carolina had just finished university and not started work yet, she had quite a lot of time to spend with us and take us around. Apparently there´s not a lot to do in Porto Alegre during the week, so we drove out of town, up into the mountains to spend two days and a night in a small town called Gramado. Gramado, and the nearby town of Canela, are very like Switzerland. The whole town seems to be themed on wooden chalets, there are chocolate shops everywhere, and they ...
A weekend getaway in Vacaria isn't complete with a trip to Bento Goncalves and Gramado. We had heard a lot about these two places from Viv & Cris, detailing they were the chocolate and wine hub of Brazil!! So we all crammed into Viv's little car (dogs included) and decided which route to take.. the bumpy road or the windy road. We selected the bumpy road, that consisted of Cris having to ...
... me: Remember finally, that the ashes on your forehead are created from the
burnt palms of last Palm Sunday. New beginnings invariably come from
old false things that are allowed to die.
Even though Brasil is headed into fall season, Lenten time will always be connected to spring for me. The everlasting promise of something new and of growth, if I am willing to let go of the old and stale in my life. I am on my way, no matter the season or climat. Thanks for being part of it.
... them there customs. There was a special event in the city and I hate tons of german food. They also have a black lake in honor of german "Schwarzwald". People are crazy. I visited a chocolate factory and was very disappointed. It had nothing to do with Mr Wonka's. They just made the small piece of chocolate and did not prepare the chocolate from ...
... pay to get in. The first night I stayed in a nice hostel because the hostel was full :(. At least I could rest better. I went to the two parks outside the city, caracol and ferradeira. There were 6 km in between. If I was brave enough to walk this distance going there, I was happy to get a ride from a couple of Brazilians to go back to ...
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