Although I found that the nearby Nova Friburgo town received some Hungarian colonists in the past (link), and also got to know new good friends, the basic reason of the trip was a conference. :) Then of course I took advantage of SP and set out to meet new friends and mountains in Brazil.
"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, which is the most horrible thing in the world."
--Oscar Wilde on Absinthe