Published: October 11th 2010October 11th 2010
I was in a nearby city for lunch, and this bush was one of the interesting things that I saw to take a picture of.
So after much debate (and questioning from my mother) I decided that I should maybe actually start this blog. I have now been in Brasil for two wonderful months, and have enjoyed every minute of it. I've tried and done many things that are not available back home, and it's been such an eye opening experience. Thus far I have not traveled far away from Jales, but that will change.
Thus far in my trip I've gone to a fifteenth birthday party, which here is a very big deal, and this was extremely extravagant. I've tried Churrasco, Brazilian BBQ, multiple times. I've gotten addicted to Ice Cream, but who wouldn't with flavors like kinder egg, and Ferror Roche? Been to a Hawaiian Ball, where I apparently got my photo in the local newspaper, which I have yet to see... And many more things. This is just a shortened version of my last two months.
I've met many other exchange students now, all of the students in my Rotary district, and one not in my district. And enjoyed being around them.
I can now carry on a basic (VERY BASIC) conversation in Portuguese, and am learning more everyday, I
This is taken of a river. I am standing just inside a gate at my families "Ranch" house.
don't even take my dictionary into the city with me all the time any more!
But that's all for now, as I'm meant to be packing my bags to go to my familys farm. More to follow another day.
There are more photos below