My typical day
Hello Trudi and Readers, I hope you have a nice Easter. I’ll describe a typical work day.
I usually leave my house around 7 o’clock and go to take a transport. Here in Rio de Janeiro it is usual take van instead of bus because the van driver can take other way if there is a traffic jam, different bus.
The next, I’m showing you the “Van Stop”, ( I think this expression does not exist, this is a coined word by me). Near the van, I introduce you to Sales. This man is responsible for organizing the van queue. He advises the passengers about who is the next driver is and traffic problems. He’s very nice and polite and He says, “I wish everyone a good journey”.
The travel start toward to downtown, on the road with a native plants.
During the travel you can see another famous stadium called Engenhão. This part of the road there isn’t any favela or shantytown. I’ll show at the end of this road a favela.
Here Engenhão Stadium (Click here to see good photo)
Here you can sea a piece of favela
Here in Rio de Janeiro, the Shantytowns stay at mountain and the people who live at shantytown had to build a shanty, but, before they had removed all native plants. This native plants maintain the soil firmly fastened. This process makes the landslide happened during the summer, when there are a lot of storms. (click here to see a photo)
Here start the boring traffic jam, but the driver get other way.
Again, our famous stadium Maracanã.
It is Central do Brasil, this is a train station inaugurated in 1858.
We arrived at downtown, there are a lot of nationals and internationals companies.
This is the build where I work.
I introduce you my coordinator Anchizes and my colleague Neide.
There are a lot of professional in this company called Petrobras that produces oil and gas.
Unfortunately, I haven’t photos from my team because they are at other build and didn’t have any time to stay there.
My job, maintain an Intranet about Gas and Energy production and distribution.
I and my team, maintain communication through the network and I can know about how is going on with the tasks and I can control the artifacts software quality or if one technical member need some help.
I can see sugarloaf (Pão de Açúcar) from the window where I work.
Finally, I introduce you my customers. They give me all requirements to maintain and produces new web pages on Intranet Gas and Energy production and distribution.
My costumer can enjoy viewing Bahia de Guanabara Cove (Guanabara Bay) and can see other Council from their window called Niteroi. The Guanabara Bay separates the two Councils, Rio de Janeiro and Niteroi. But there a lot of people who live in Niteroi and work in Rio de Janeiro and vice-versa. To cross the cove there is a ship and the big bridge called “Ponte Presidente Costa e Silva”, but, well-know Ponte Rio-Niteroi. (click here to see photo)
This is a special day, because four days late is Easter and today, after work, other people met to celebrate Easter and exchange chocolate (I couldn’t find this word etymology, but, this word is the same in Portuguese) with our colleagues.
That’s all for my typical with exception the Easter celebration.
I’ve talked with my friend, who has helped me about the loan words from Portuguese to English
Most of words come from kind of dance, music, animals and food.
Lambada, bossa nova, maraca, samba came from music.
Cashew (caju) and tapioca is kind of food.
Mosquito, toucan and piranha is kind of animals.
Only loan word I use in this Blog is favela this means shantytown.
I attached the links for the site with etymology words
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