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March 15th 2007
Published: August 7th 2007
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As the title suggests, I find myself saying this sentance a lot, "Do you have extra large?", as my fat ass does not fit into tiny brazilian bikini bottoms. Maybe its also a hint that I shouldn't be wearing them at all, but I love being stubborn and i finally found a pair of bikini bottoms that fit me, Hooray!! (Please rejoice with me).


Ummm... i just realised that I failed to recover this whole blog when the crash happened... oopps 2/10/2007


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Colourful OlindaColourful Olinda
Colourful Olinda

The streets in Olinda are still decorated with ribbons from Carnaval
Igreja do CarmoIgreja do Carmo
Igreja do Carmo

Built by the Dutch, and now is closed for renovation like many of Olinda´s Churches.
Frevo DancersFrevo Dancers
Frevo Dancers

Frevo is a diversion of Capoiera, and involves more smiling and squating kicks.
Olinda´s GraffitiOlinda´s Graffiti
Olinda´s Graffiti

Olinda has many colourfull Graffiti pieces thoughout the town, on fences, sides of houses etc.
Frevo Art!Frevo Art!
Frevo Art!

During Carnaval in Olinda,the town square was decorated with huge scenes of Frevo dancers, Capoeira and clowns.
Igreja do Sao PedroIgreja do Sao Pedro
Igreja do Sao Pedro

One of the Churches you could actually enter.
Altar of Sao PedroAltar of Sao Pedro
Altar of Sao Pedro

Like most churches,inside Igreja do Sao Pedro was beautiful!
The Ring Leader!The Ring Leader!
The Ring Leader!

Perched above the town hall
Frevo SchoolFrevo School
Frevo School

I couldnt walk past this and not take a picture
Igreja do CarmoIgreja do Carmo
Igreja do Carmo

View from Olinda´s hilly streets
Bad news turned Good!Bad news turned Good!
Bad news turned Good!

I got sick of trying to get a good shot of the guys doing capoiera, then one of them stood in front of the camera. My frustration quickly turned to glee when I saw the shot!
Sick of paying heaps for average food...Sick of paying heaps for average food...
Sick of paying heaps for average food...

so I whipped up the boys some Lasagne, and I have to admit, it was pretty good, almost as good as mums!
Brenton and Craig hard at work!Brenton and Craig hard at work!
Brenton and Craig hard at work!

We convinced the boys to cook for the girls on International Womens day on the 8th March
It was Delicious!It was Delicious!
It was Delicious!

The Boys crumbed the meat themselves and made wedges from scratch! We we all impressed!
Ponta NegraPonta Negra
Ponta Negra

In Natal we stayed near Ponta Negra beach in a hostel that was shaped and themed like a Castle, however the ventilation isn´t the best there and it was very hot inside! The hostels name is Lua Cheia
Ponta Negra Sand dunesPonta Negra Sand dunes
Ponta Negra Sand dunes

Once upon a time you used to be able to climb then and side down the dunes, but they are protected now
On the BusOn the Bus
On the Bus

Me, Brenton(Pato) and Craig
After a night out!After a night out!
After a night out!

My boof head keeps growing.
Going to the toilet never looked so pretty!Going to the toilet never looked so pretty!
Going to the toilet never looked so pretty!

This was taken at the Pousada we stayed at in Praia de Pipa (and no, thats not wee)
Acai, Acai, Acai!Acai, Acai, Acai!
Acai, Acai, Acai!

I know it doesn´t look very appealing, but its like a nutty, fruity slush topped with banana, granola and honey. Sooooooo Goooooood
Ones final resting place has a great view!Ones final resting place has a great view!
Ones final resting place has a great view!

This Beautiful cemetary in Praia de Pipa is in between the main road and the Beach!


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