"Jumping Around Caxias do Sul" Caxias do Sul by jumpingnorman

Caxias do Sul Travel Guide: 6 reviews and 48 photos

Caxias, Italian presence in Southern Brazil

I visited this southern city of Brazil because my best friend and his father practiced the same medical specialty - and so I wanted to see their hospital and of course, Brazil - including famous Rio de Janeiro

Nowadays, Caxias do Sul is considered the center of the Italian presence in Southern Brazil --- developing profitable industries, vast vineyards and wineries.

My friend’s mom brought me to a very tasty Italian restaurant, but I already forgot its name since my first visit was way back in 2000 (was it called Alborada?).

A Second Visit to Caxias

I returned to Caxias a second time in 2005, and it was like going home. My friend and his family have made me feel at home--- and his beautiful mom, Maria, even gave me one of her paintings! Really very nice people!

See me jumping with my friends in Caxias do Sul!

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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jun 27, 2011 at 1:01 PM

    Good for you, Norman!~ Jumping with friends is great!

  • ines2003's Profile Photo
    Feb 14, 2011 at 9:50 AM

    nice jumping to south america, you show the nice spot, continuos jumping

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2009 at 3:49 PM

    Aren't the carousels fun!? Looks like your son was having a great time!

  • Arkeolog's Profile Photo
    Mar 15, 2009 at 10:17 AM

    Good info and a shopping tip on Caxias. Thanks for sharing Norman. All the best. Bora


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