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Beautiful city

In the morning I woke up at 7 and left. Renan thought I was mad, but I really wasn't, just a little perplexed at the way I was manipulated. The reason why it ended up that way remains unclear to me.

Anyway, I walked down the hill and just missed the bus on its way back to Florianopolis. So, I kept walking in the direction of the bus until the next bus came, and of course, I missed that one, so I waited in the next covered station, because it had started to drizzle.

By the time I got to the city, it was about 8 a.m., but way too early to do anything, so I wandered down to the suspension bridge, which is now abandoned, and meandered around in the pedestrianized shopping zone, which was empty on a Sunday morning.

The historical museum didn't open until 10, so I attempted to find some breakfast. I finally did, but they only had some pastries. That was fine, and the fresh squeezed juice was exactly what I needed. I waited there until the museum opened, amongst the old men presumably hanging out while their wives were in church at one of the cathedrals nearby. I wish I could've asked them what they were doing there drinking beer so early on a Sunday morning.

The central park was beautiful, with a giant fig tree that is said to grant you fame and fortune if you walk around it three times. I was too tired to try it and find out. :P

The former governor's palace was converted into the municipal historical museum and it was just lovely. I spent a good part of an hour admiring the interior decor.

Soon, it was time to get back on the bus and go home. I was so sleepy that I couldn't even bring myself to get off the bus when we stopped for 15 measly minutes for lunch. When I finally made it home I was famished.

Suspension bridge

Suspension bridge


Pedestrian street

Pedestrian street


Fig tree

Fig tree


Santa Catarina Historical Museum

Santa Catarina Historical Museum


Metropolitan cathedral

Metropolitan cathedral


Oldest building in Floripa

Oldest building in Floripa


Inside governor's residence

Inside governor's residence


Inside governor's residence

Inside governor's residence


Inside governor's residence

Inside governor's residence


Inside governor's residence

Inside governor's residence


Inside governor's residence

Inside governor's residence

Posted by baixing 17:00 Archived in Brazil

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