Finally, more than 48 hours after our scheduled arrival, we touched ground in Natal. Never have I been so happy to greet 90 degree temperatures and 90% humidity. Notwithstanding that our clothes melted on the spot, we were beyond pleased to finally arrive, see the fam, grab a shower and take a nap. Here's the family beach house in Cotovelo, just a few miles south of Natal.

Some views from the front deck:

Beto took the opportunity to catch up on some business, and scratch Tag the Pug, and I eventually hung out in my favorite spot - the hammock.

And, some lovely flowers in the front yard: