I know I already posted about Thanksgiving, but I left out some great pictures that I just found on the computer!
Alix and I dressed up for Thanksgiving
Thankful for this bearded man
Dinner and the turkey! Thanks Charlotte!
It appears that people have adjusted quite easily to hotel living! Max
and I's salad was cut with a Leatherman and everyone else made
these beautiful casseroles.
Dessert! Reeses are hard to come by in this country, so they were the first to go.
This is how everyone felt after Thanksgiving dinner.
Since everyone is already fixated on Christmas, it's time to move on from Thanksgiving. I don't have a lot of free time to explore, but Max and I spent some time with some friends Sunday morning before the last two shows in Curitiba. Our friends, Neu and Suellen, are Brazilian, and we were lucky enough to have them show us around for a bit! In the morning, we all went to the market. I had to head into work that afternoon, but Max stayed with them to see more of Curitiba's tourist sites.
Vintage car show held weekly at the market
Baby blue on baby blue- this ones for you, sis.
The market is in an older part of town so the buildings are old and colorful!
Christmas carols in Portuguese!
Neu and Suellen heard that Max's family owns a German restaurant, so they took us to a popular German restaurant and pub. I'm so glad they took us! There is a large German population in Curitiba, so the restaurant is quite large and the decorations were on point. German flags hung from the ceilings, the tables and chairs were wooden, and German family crests lined the walls. They even had art to stick your head through like at Schmidt's! I'm sure there is a noun that I could replace "art to stick your head through", but I don't know it.
Another beautiful church at the market
So many people!
The Drooling Horse
Max's photo from the Opera House
Tangui Park + Max
When I saw this picture, I really wished
I didn't miss this while I was at work!
Our friends, Neu and Suellen
Fresh agua do coco!
Max and Neu
Curitiba from the Tower lookout!
Everything ended well in Curitiba. We really enjoyed the city. It was cleaner, less dangerous, and more lively than Belo Horizonte, and we had more time to figure out how to get around in Brazil. We had a day off in Curitiba on Monday to pack, and we arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. I will have to put up another blog pretty quickly because I already have so much to share about Rio!
We miss and love you all!