Boutique Hotel Varanda das Bromelias
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... South American samosas)
2. Grilled meat (beef, pork, chicken, lamb) served with rice, beans and farofar (some sort of starch powder that Gen calls sawdust but you are supposed to dip your meat in it). Sometimes you get a salad.
3. X-burgers (x is pronounced 'shees' in Portuguese, so this is pronounced cheeseburgers) the Brazilian fast food, which is nothing like the American cheeseburgers. It consists of two almost pancake flat pieces of bread inside which you can ...
... again! So we kept on driving into the night until we hit the tourist town of Canela. Canela means Cinnamon in portugies, but all the Cinnamon trees had been replaced with german/european style houses, streets and cathedrals. But, at least we did find a hotel to stay the night and I had one of my best coffes the next morning: the brand was "Bom Jesus" and it absolutely lived up to its name!
We left town and headed up north. Along the way we discovered an amazing waterfall ...
... 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 ...
... with a kerchief tied loosely around the neck, and a flat-topped, wide-brimmed cowboy hat. They drink chimarrao, which is a tea that has become very popular in the regions the gauchos inhabit. It's brewed from the leaves of the erva mate plant(a species of holly), and drunken from a hollowed-out gourd(or sometimes a wooden cup). Rather than the usual method of brewing tea, where the leaves are removed before drinking, chimarrao ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service