World Cup Day 4: A Rainy Day in Recife


A photo is worth a thousand words. This image captured yesterday.

It poured in Porto de Galinhas. We spent the day poolside, hanging out in bungalows, and watching the Italy vs. Uruguay game in the resort lobby. The resort turned the night club into an impromptu World Cup game watching theater.

Day turned into night and my sobriety turned into a mix of vodka, rum, and shame. I drank (as did everyone else) until I was gone. At some point I led all the Americans at the bar in a few rounds of TV theme songs sing-a-longs.

Around midnight, frogs joined us outside as the rain continued. A few of us retired to my room to watch “21 Jump Street.”