Porto Alegre Local Customs

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  • Graffitis Arte Urbano
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  • Graffitis Arte Urbano
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  • 1. Graffitis Arte Urbano

    art in the street, Urban Art sought to bring the street art allowed the graffers know works of the stature of Salvador Dali or Pailos, fish, octopus, divers, sailors, sirens, orcas, headlights, waves...

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  • 2. grafitis

    painting art in the wall. Is a beautiful selection of street art pictures for it page. It's gorgeous and i am sure you'll discover new artists through this...

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  • 3. Cementery..

    Cementeries..in South America or in Brazil for this matter, are a real feature,and very pleasant to walk through.Many people bring they're lunches or Family's...

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  • 4. Yerba Mate

    Yerba Mate is a tea which is common in southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uraguay, and Argentina. It is brewed from the dried leaves and stemlets of the perennial tree...

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  • 5. Ronaldinho

    his nickname is Ronaldinho Gaucho, born and raised in Porto Alegre, poor family, humble beginnings. he played first for the P.A. Club ..Gremio, then the bigger...

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  • 6. P.A.Climate

    subtropical wet with 4 seasonsthe avarage Summer temp is between 25C and 35Cin Winter it's a different kettle of fish..can be cold, frost is known but avarage...

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  • 7. great local talents

    where born in Porto Alegre, Elis Regina, one of Brasils greates vocalist and singer to name one.she recorded with Jair Rodrigues in the mid sixties, making...

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  • 8. Chimarrão, typical drink

    Chimarrão is a typically gaucho drink. It is hot and bitter. It consists of a kind of tea made with hot water and mate herb. It is drunk in a special recipient...

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  • 9. Greeting people

    Men only shake hands, or hug if they are close. They sometimes tap each other on the back to show friendliness.Women can both shake hands (more formal...

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  • 10. Dawn over the old place

    where we all one day have our resting place, so why not of interest when still alive. in South America Cementeries have there place in society, a sunday...

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  • 11. clapp your hands

    when you enter a House and can't see anyone around ..clapp your hands. try to get attention, but don't enter the house. this rule is definitly for the...

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  • 12. Chimarrão:It's a typical drink...

    Chimarrão:It's a typical drink in Rio Grande do Sul that tastes like tea. Chimarrão is served in a 'cuia', which is made from the shell of a native plant of the...

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  • 13. Churrasco: The traditional...

    Churrasco: The traditional Gaucho barbecue, is a generic name for various cuts of meat made from cattle or. sheep. These meats are flavoured with thick salt and...

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  • 14. Three Kisses: if a person...

    Three Kisses: if a person greets you and kisses you three times, alternating cheeks, don't be alarmed! This is a commom way of meeting people, act naturally....

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  • 15. METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL:the...

    METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL:the cathedral had its foundation stone laid in 1921.the dome,with 75m in height and 18m in diameter,is one of the tallest in the...

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  • 16. This is the famous 'LACADOR'...

    This is the famous 'LACADOR' statue,a symbol of south Brazil(the 'gaucho',means,the simple original men from the south,as the american cowboys...)The statue is...

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  • 17. Another picture of a cold...

    Another picture of a cold sunny day at the Guaiba river promenade.These guys are my parents,my mom is holding her CHIMARRAO,a kind of hot drink made of a native...

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  • 18. Watching the diferent...

    Watching the diferent architeture of the churches in the city,every style represents a period in the city's history..this one is a gothic style,it's saint...

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  • 19. I don't know if it's a...

    I don't know if it's a cultural tip or off the beaten path..think both..in the MARIO QUINTANA CULTURAL CENTER or in the IAB CULTURAL CENTER(INSTITUTE OF THE...

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  • 20. MARIO QUINTANA CULTURAL...

    MARIO QUINTANA CULTURAL CENTER:Mario Quintana was a very famous writer and poet from Porto Alegre.He lived all his life in a hotel called MAJESTIC.After he...

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  • 21. The 'Anfiteatro Por do Sol' is...

    The 'Anfiteatro Por do Sol' is the place where usually you will find free music shows that happens on our city. It is not difficult to find a music show,...

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  • 22. The Mario Quintana´s culture...

    The Mario Quintana´s culture house is one nice place to go with your friends, there you will find music concerts, movies exhibition and teathre plays. On the...

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  • 23. Tipping is a normal 10%...

    Tipping is a normal 10% usually included, if it's not it will say so on the bill. Depending on the degree of formality, when being introduced, you can greet the...

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