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... clouds. My cabbie was pretty crazy, but he got me to the hotel safe and sound. When he pulled up I was surprised that he drove on the sidewalk to drop me off at the front door.
I already took a stroll along Copacabana beach and it is very smelly from the days festivities, and lots of drunks stumbling around. Tomorrow I will try to join them, after I get some sightseeing in. Yes moms, I will be careful.
Time to rest for a day full of adventure!
... a very nice lady at the information desk let me borrow her cell phone. So I finally made it to Valinhos where Al and Mayra live.
When pulling up to their condominium as it's called, I thought we were entering a high security prison. There were high brick walls with razor wire at the top. I guess that is the only way to have a "safe" neighborhood. Now, the 'condominium' is actually just a ...
... around non stop, the beer was flowing and people had a good time.
The only bad part was that it rained, alot.. the whole 2nd and most of the 3rd day was rain rain rain rain.
But that gave us plenty of time to hang out and talk about anything, and play cards.. lots of cards.. and eat.. alot ;)
The days passed fairly quickly and we caught a ride back to Sao Paulo with Ju's aunt Susan and got on the Last Busride... the ride back to the beginning. Rio.
... we have at home.
The weather was nice but not ovenheat sunny which made it a little more enjoyable as we strolled around the park.
When it closed we spent the evening at a slow pace as we had to get up early the next day for the ride to the airport.
2012 is coming to an end, and i got to experience my first Brazilian NYE party.
In sweden you gather at the designated party around 18.00 and maybe eat a little and drink alot.so youre fine and dandy when its time to light the explosives.
This year the eating didnt start til 23.00 and minor drinking but we did enjoy the exploding stuff atleast :D
It was a pleasant evening with some mingling and lots of laughs, heres to 2013!
Pics to come :)