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  • Day0

    In Porto Alegre

    April 15, 2017 in Brazil ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    We were not allowed to walk unaccompanied due to the high crime rate, so were advised to take a taxi to the nearby park for a walk on our arrival.
    A market was set up along the road peripheral to the park. It was a few stalls selling mostly baskets, jewellery and pineapples. We were hungry, so lunched in the vegetarian equivalent of Greggs (£3 for two pasties filled with cheese and kale).
    In the park there were a few birds, a turtle and several stoned locals, one of whom seemed to be washing his smalls in the carp pond in the Japanese garden.
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