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Travel Blogs from Porto Alegre
Porto Alegre is the largest sprawling city in the southernmost Brazilian state, Rio Grande do Sul (a state that used to have strong nationalist tendencies of its own, but that was probably before they discovered all the weed). It's built on the side of a massive body of water that they can't decide is a river or a lake (did I mention the weed?), but it flows into the sea so I'm pretty sure it's a river.
We stayed ...
Today I was given the chance to play football with some brazilians - not something I had expected, as shown by my lack of appropriate clothing - but is one of those things that has to be done to make a trip to brazil complete.
We arrived in Porto Alegre this morning, on the end of our first overnight bus journey where Gen was pleasantly surprised by the large seats that recline almost the whole way. Not sure how much she slept though - I was passed out for ...
... and the Freedom Shipyard.
Both of Felipe's organizations are hosted in the Casa Liberdade a very nice house on rua liberdade that is shared by several entrepreneurs with a passion to create things in the world that they think ought to exist. There they believe that entrepreneurship is an art and that a true entrepreneur pursues his idea not for financial gain but truly out of ...
... wide road all the way to New York, and whose daily production of electric power is equivalent to that produced by the burning of 434,000 barrels of petroleum. While the negative effects of the dam were conspicuously skimmed over, it was a fascinating tour and we left Itaipú rather awe-inspired.
That afternoon our hosts took us to the nearby Salto del Monday, a forty-metre high waterfall which would probably be a major tourist attraction were it not for the Iguazú Falls just ...
... do mundo: ai que saudade da banana do Brasil!!!!!! E é claro comemos o FAMOSO churrasquinho do Ernani e a feijoada da Leticia. E fomos muito mimados pela mami Élida!! Uma delícia. Agora é fase de recomeço que nem sempre facil, mas já fizemos isso antes. O melhor de tudo é que sabermos que temos uma FAMILIA E AMIGOS maravilhosos em volta.
Nesta última entrada gostaria de dizer que este espaço de escrever aqui foi muito importante para nós. Um espaço de ...
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