In Porto AlegreApril 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.Read more