At the hostel! Great value for 12 Reais, and very good - better than most Mexican food you get back in Calgary. I stayed for dinner because everyone raved about how great the food was, and they didn't lie - the chef certainly should be working somewhere much more upscale than a hostel. Two types of salad, a chicken and a beef fish, but the star of the show were the beans with tortilla chips - great flavour! They were also the stars of this evening's entertainment, as they led to a great deal of tooting.
Brazilian Math December 20th 2010 Geo: -27.5983, -48.4678The cost of things here in Brazil defies all logic - clothing is super-expensive, with Europeans claiming that things are cheaper back home. Miguel from Portugal told me that Osklen, a Brazilian chain selling designer beach and casual wear, recently opened and subsequently closed a branch in Lisbon, because it was simply too expensive. $150-200 for a pair of casual canva ... read more
South America » Brazil » Santa Catarina Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more