However, when they arrived in Rio Grande do Sul, Emperor Dom Pedro I’s promises were not kept. The immigrants had to work hard from sunrise to sunset to make their dreams of better days come true. This effort included not only an adaptation to a new country, but a contribution to local culture as well. While the Germans did incorporate the Rio Grande do Sul local custom of drinking chimarrão (yerba mate), they also shared their cuisine, customs, architecture and willingness to thrive with the local community.
German is one of the 31 languages that Traduzca translates to and from, in both regular and sworn translations.