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What main languages are spoken here?:

The main language spoken is Portuguese. However, there are many international visitors in this popular town. People often travel long distances to explore Tiradentes.

What type of money is used here?:

In Tiradentes, people use the real (or reais in plural) for spending and saving. One real equals three U.S. dollars.

How much does a bottle of water cost?:

A bottle of water costs 2.50 reais.

What was the best meal this week?:

In Tiradentes, I tried many different incredible restaurants. The state of Minas Gerais is well-known for having the best cheese in Brazil. It was a fun (and tasty) experience to try the many different types of cheese that are produced in the area.

What music did I listen to this week?:

I listened to sertaneja from Brazil. Many people compare sertaneja music to country music in the United States. Lots of people love dancing to this type of music in Brazil.

What activity was the most fun this week?:

The most activity I had this week was trying all the different types of cheese in the state of Minas Gerais. It is very interesting to learn about the process of making cheese in different cities.

What did I read this week?:

I read poetry written by my students.