Oh, and the sunset much earlier—it was dark by 6pm. These differences assure me that I made the right choice to come to Brazil of all places. Knowing me, there was no way that I would have made this trip on my own. Recife is a cool place and I would definitely come back. This excursion was one of the many things that stood out in Brazil. But it was made possible by a scholarship that I applied to. Read more at Concordiensis.