Home again, home again, jiggity jig jig

Being home is strange. I wasn’t sure how strange it was on the painfully long flight home, but it creeps up on you in strange ways. One of the first things that threw me off was simple—putting toilet paper IN the toilet. Explaining why that was weird to my parents was hilarious, though. We didn’t…

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Last Day

This is my last blog post from Brazil. I’m not really sure what to say about brazil, except it’s been a non-stop adventure. I will definitely never forget my times here, and reading my diary in the future about these last 3 and half months, will be something to look forward to. I will post…

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The end is in sight!

So it’s my last friday in Brazil and my last day at IBEU. It’s strange. But in my last few days here I don’t find that I have the desire to do everything and see everything one last time, I’m just kind of checked out and ready to go home. I am officially done all…

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2 weeks more

I have much catching up to do. It’s December 1st, already! And I’m back in Fortaleza (*sigh*), with the only things left to do are a long ass paper, portuguese proficiency tests, and packing. So I have 2 weeks in Salvador not accounted for. Moving to Rio Vermelho (from Paralela) definitely made my time in…

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Convenience

Hallelujah, I’m moving to a new house in salvador. Maybe these last 2 weeks will be exceedingly better than this first week that I spent lost, waiting for buses, missing buses, sitting on buses, and being in not so favorable situations in bus terminals at night. I wasted so much time lost/waiting/riding last week and…

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Juice only diet

Okay, So I take it back, well sort of. I don’t really care if I don’t have much of a night life while I’m here in salvador, but I wish that was my choice and not because of circumstance. I’m so tired of trying to get back and forth to this house in Paralela. I…

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Finally in Salvador

I’ve been in Salvador for a week now. The apartment that we stayed in for the first week with the program was incredible! We were right on the beach and the apartment overlooked the beautiful blue green water on one side and the farol (light house) on the other. So many mornings we got up…

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