Travel Blogs from Recife
... Poruguese is the language spoken here and the currency is known as the Brazilian Real.
Thursday February 27th
We are at sea today and once again we have had the toilet overflowing.
Managed to get my walking in as well.
Friday February 28th
Well due to my efforts I have ended up getting sick and now have been isolated for the next 48 hours.
This means my time in Rio is from my balcony as I can't leave my ...
... Brazil has the 6th largest economy in the world
o It is the largest coffee producer in the world, but they export their best coffee so Andrea is not bringing any of you second rate coffee from Brazil
o They also export a lot oranges (look at your orange juice, it probably contains oranges from Brazil)
o They also have a lot of gemstones – You ...
... It is decent but I wish the cheese had a little more flavor.
After lunch we decide to spend about an hour shopping here. We decide on that long because it takes a very long time to check out. We are told to find what we want as quickly as we can so we can get in line. I am on a search for postcards. I cannot find anything in the normal store. I do find some in the shops that are at the front of the store. I get two since they are 1.50 reais which ...
... of the streets are closed to accomodate the crowds and the floats, and Olinda, where they start early and take their Carnaval really seriously.
I went on an excursion to Olinda in the morning, and it was true: the entire city was already getting into gear for the days festivities (those who were not still sleeping off their festivities of the ...
... know the kids here my age and what they like to do. They want to know all about me and America. It is a very special time to share with them. I wish I could stay here forever, the people and the place are that amazing!
After a long day of work and a little rest, we all enjoyed brazilian Ice Cream, and that was amazing just like all their other food!! We are resting up for a full day tomorrow and bonding as a Christian team praising our Lord!! God Bless and Goodnight!!