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First stop on the road to Bahia was Petropolis. This city, which was once the royal summer residence, has a number of museums that will give you insight to the times when Brazil was a kingdom. The best of them … Continue reading
For those that don’t know, Carnaval is kind of like Mardi Gras. It is an event with Catholic roots, held forty-six days before Easter. Like Mardi Gras, it’s purpose is to get out all those nasty, sinny needs, like food … Continue reading
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At the suggestion of Danielle, today I learned how to buy meat. Actually, Danielle suggested learning how to buy fresh meat cut from the butcher. I thought I’d start slow and buy meat from the grocery store (butcher will be … Continue reading
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Tagged American, beer, brazil, carnaval, cerveja, churrasco, culture, expat, expatriate, life, meat, Petrópolis, picanha, rio de janeiro
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If you have a couple weeks to kill and want to get a real feel for the diversity of this southeast region in Brazil, I highly recommend the Rio – Tiradentes – Ouro Preto – Petropolis – Penedo route. Continue reading
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One aluminum tee pee is strange, but a whole production line of them? I counted about twenty along our stroll, and we certainly hadn’t covered the length of the river. Continue reading
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