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... to have my air and view blocked by lots of pukey people. After the 1.5 hours, forced them to give me my space back for the rest of a very long trip.
Was happy to land and get straight into the elevator to the upper city (historic centre) which was already looking promising. The steep cobbled streets made it hard work shopping around, ...
... the soft shell crab dish, which had about 5 ingredients to it and the dish was truly to die for. Then he did the same thing for the main course, called Mouqueca, a kind of coconut fish stew that was also delicious but enough for four or five people.
Dessert was not only complimentary watermelon and other fruits, but the waiter brought an entire tray of fruits that we knew nothing about and gave us a lesson, all in Portuguese with me translating for ...
... with his band! The evening was slightly tainted by a pick pocketing that happened right in front of us. We noticed some commotion and then a little boy sprinted by us with a purse in hand. By the time I knew what happened it was too late to stop him. Diego told me it always happens the same way. A little kid snatches something and then runs away. A bunch of big dudes let the kid by and then block the people who have been robbed. The woman looked so upset. I can identify ...
Weirdest thing I ate: A larva in the Amazon, easily. Even weirder than eating goat shoulder.
Finally, Lessons Learned from June: (And that’s why you…)
Brazil is going to happen. Try not to get too frustrated. It’ll work out in the end
Getting a ride back to the hotel from a random guy in Manaus instead of taking a taxi is much, much more entertaining
You can’t have ...
Through tropical rain in Santa Cruz, I started my trip to the World Cup, knowing that I would have 17 hours of travelling ahead of me on three different planes with a 6 hour layover in Sao Paolo and a stay in Maceio in the middle of the night before arriving in Salvador in the early morning.
The Sao Paolo layover passed by very fast while I was having a drink with a New Yorker Private Equity and former Mckinsey girl who told ...