Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Ola!

This was our last day in Copacabana. Always a melancholy day...the final day of any trip you've been waiting to go on for what seems like ages. But first, let's not forget some of the highlights -- in random order:
  • Baby really likes empanadas. This was the first time husband got to feel some major ninja kicks consecutive days in a row.
  • I partied...hard. Like I stayed out until 2am some nights. {I know...impressive}
  • I now understand the infatuation with frozen yogurt because I ate it the last 3 days in a row.
  • Beach days...lots of 'em; filled with sandy bathing suits and flip flop blisters = success.
  • Old and new friends. We made them. We started out as a group of friends and acquaintances but left as a family who had been through some seriously, hilarious debacles.
  • Portuguese. This is a tough language but I now know how to say "bathroom" "thank you" "hello" and "darn it".
  • Sunburn. Didn't get any! {aren't you proud Mom?}
  • Awesome sandals and flip flops...3 new pairs. Can I get a HI-5?
  • Sleeping in. We did it and it was awesome.
  • Reading two new books: Keith Richards' autobiography and "One Day".
  • Tan hands. The true hallmarks of a successful trip anywhere.

7 comments:

  1. I love your dress in this picture! Congrats on a successful trip!

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  2. My first time here and I'm loving it already. it sounds like you had an awesome time in Copacabana. Hurray on the 2 am "late" nights, yogurt-fest..oh and no sunburn-- that's the hallmark of a pro :)

    P.S. How do you say "darn it" it Portuguese?

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  3. Hi Marjorie! Welcome! Darn it is Ay Caramba. Who knew? Thanks for visiting!

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  4. Glad you had such a fabulous trip!!

    xx,
    dCc

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  5. Mmm, empanadas! Your trip sounds like it was delicious, and so much fun!

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  6. sounds like you had a blast! you've got one smart baby - empanadas are delicious :-)

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