Monthly Archives: May 2012

Day 148: Fazendinha

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On Sunday, Day 148, I had a lot to do. So I sent my husband and daughter off to the Fazendinha for the day. Ok, so I didn’t actually participate in this particular event, but I’m calling the act of … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 147: Saturday Nanny

As I’ve mentioned, we now have a babá (nanny) who arrives on Wednesday afternoons and leaves (earlier than we’d like thanks to the SIL) on Saturday mornings. She is my SIL & BIL’s weekend nanny. We have her mainly because … Continue reading

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Day 146: Group tour

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I know I’ve already posted about the Museu Afro Brasil (see Day 106), but on Friday, Day 146 of my challenge to indulge in all that is Brazilian, I went as part of a group with a tour guide. Yes, … Continue reading

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Day 145: Leitão á Pururuca

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Aye, aye, aye, as the Brazilians say. I’m soooo behind on posting. I’ll keep it to two a day until I catch up so that no one gets too annoyed (especially the email subscribers…) On Day 145 of my drive … Continue reading

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Sou permanente!

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Yep, as of yesterday, May 24, 2012 I am a permanent resident of Brazil. And it only took 678 days. That’s 664 more days than the lawyers told us it would take. Not sure how permanente my permanent visa is … Continue reading

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Day 144: Metro Strike

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For more photos of today’s traffic in Sao Paulo, go here. Today was my first metro (subway) strike in Sao Paulo. Well, the first one that I noticed. Not only did I get stuck in a cab for a ridiculously long … Continue reading

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Day 143: Mortadela

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In response to the Day 133 Café da Manhã post, Ray mentioned a meat product that was unfamiliar to me – Mortadela. So I thought I would try some for lunch yesterday – Day 143 of my challenge to be more … Continue reading

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