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What main languages are spoken here?:

Everybody in Rio de Janeiro speaks Portuguese, but some people also speak Spanish, English or French. Rio de Janeiro is a big city, so there are people from all over the world here. I bet if I stayed longer I would hear even more languages than the ones I listed above!

What type of money is used here?:

Here, they use the Brazilian real (you say it like "ray-all"). When talking about more than one real, you say, reais (you say it like "ray-ice"). One U.S. dollar is worth about four Brazilian reais.

How much does a bottle of water cost?:

A bottle of water is 3 reais

What was the best meal this week?:

I had so many great meals it is hard to choose which was the best. I think my favorite meal (breakfast) was an acai smoothie with granola. Acai is a fruit that is native to Brazil and which looks like a purple berry. Depending on where you are in Brazil, the way you eat acai can be really different. So far, I really like the way they eat it in Rio de Janeiro!

What music did I listen to this week?:

I listened to a lot of Samba music this week. Samba is a type of Brazilian music and it has its own dance style, as well.