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... refused to let me have an incoming call on his phone!
Wasted so much time and energy that it was already starting
to get dark – much as I really wanted to check out Dirty Old Man, a bar with
microbrews, I was thwarted and had to head to a super for some generic rubbish –
don’t think I’ll be giving Brahma a look in again – hopefully I won’t ever be
... days, so need to plan accordingly. Also fewer bus services than expected so getting to the Valle de Vinheiros and visiting any vineyards is seeming too hard! Getting to the coast seems impossible to do at any useful hour without backtracking to Porto Alegre – agh!
Time to sample one of the better common brews here, the Bohemia, a pilsen and chill for the night – too late to head back to Gramado for tonight’s events and no fun in this weather ...
... which was the only option available, as "lixo car" was not an option. We spent more than an hour to upgrade the car contract and paid (AUD 1000) for it. We got the hotel "Tremun Mirador del Lago" at about 7 pm. We then went out for dinner (pizza at Napoleon). Before that, we stopped at the tourism office and at the local supermarket to buy water. We got back at the hotel at about 9 pm and were ready for shower and bed after what it was a very long ...
Having bought my ticket the previous day (U$ 2,195 + U$ 20 departure tax with EGA) I had to go back to the desk to check in - show my immigration entry stamp, hand in my passport, and update my ticket with the bus details. I arrived at the terminal at 7:15pm and waited in a very long queue. I'm not sure if I'd caught the after work rush or what as there'd been no queue the previous day but I was soon able to jump it as a 'Porto ...
I didn't have much planned for today apart from checking out and having a walk around, but Katie sent me a Facebook message in the morning asking if I wanted to go to Gramado. Vitorio couldn't make it as he had studying to do so Katie picked me up and we drove to Gramado (stopping at her house so she could change as she spilt coffee over her jeans). The trip took about 1 hour 45 mins. We had a nice talk on the ...