Black Stream Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
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So we got to Tabatinga, not as dangerous as everyone makes it out to be. I mean, yea it was dodgy and we almost got run over a few times, but all in all it was OK. The hotel was nice, I should have hoped so for the price we paid for it (We felt like going quality for one night as we knew we`d be spending a lot of time there and not venuring out too much. Turns out we ventured out to the airport far too early the next day, getting the time zones mixed up due to our phones being ...
... but the engine ran of for quite a few kms.
The alternator is now rewound and installed. Everything seems to be normal. We will know in the next week!!!
Looking back low voltage seems to create a whole lot of fault symptoms that can be misleading.
GoPro video camera mounts;
These are not suitable for ripio roads in South America. After breaking two Robin resorted to a GPS mount and a metal connection. We were ...
... was supposed to be a short day but we still did not get back until 6pm ish.
Saturday was set aside for a trip North to National Park Conestra. Away by 7am and to lunch by noon at a spot overlooking a large hydro electric lake. Along the way we had enjoyed some 2 lane freeway and a good spell through more hills and curves. GREAT to leave the luggage behind for a couple of days. Less enjoyable aspects of the day included ...
... but due to the dark took a few wrong turns and ended up arriving at Mauricio's about 8.45pm. We spent about 20 minutes circling the block looking for street names in the dark, settled on one street, Mauricio heard the bikes, came outside and we were there! In true South American style, going out for a meal at 10pm was no bother at all.
Now its time for a day or twos rest - more for me as Don, Colin and Robin plan to fly to Rio Janerio, while I spend time with ...
Today I visited Ribeirao Preto, a city about 1 hour north of Araraquara, with an other IAESTE student. Its nickname is the 'Brazilian California', because of its wealth and technical industries.
It is also the city that the french team stayed in during the world cup, so french flags were everywhere!
I only explored downtown but from the bus saw some of the rest of the city. The outskirts are a lot more like California than the center is; the was a huge Carefour and lots ...