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... from tarred road
♥ no pesticides
♥ no artificial fertilizers
♥ planted in native wild forest
♥ harvested only once per year in Aug/Sep (Winter)
♥ no delivery trucks may enter the production floor
♥ production facility is thoroughly cleaned (without chemicals) before organic harvest is delivered
... Brazil was about to be thrown away as things started to go wrong from the moment I left the hotel! My transfer driver Neri came to pick me up at 9am and announced to me that there was a general strike going on with all public service workers in Paraguay,demonstrating against corruption and also demanding higher wages (sounds familiar doesn't it?) he said that it may effect my border crossing,my scheduled bus and my safety! So I tightened my belt and put on my serious traveler ...
So, I broke another chain, something is up here. I have all new bearings but still I have problems, turns out the hub where rear sprocket sits has just got worn out from all the clanking around and probably the knackered bearings I was riding with in Patagonia...oops. Anyway so I snapped a chain, got off the bike, realised my numberplate had also fallen off, Mike missed seeing it fall off who was behind me (how?! itīs huge and yellow!), and so ...
Amanda, Rebecca and I took the train ride out to Tigre, a small town just outside of BA, on a sweltering hot day. Basically, I will forever remember this day as the day of travel; 2hour train ride for a 1 hour canal ride, a 1 self-guided walking tour around the city (basically we were just lost and it was siesta so everything to see, not that there is much to see in Tigre, we missed out on), ending the return train ride to BA; a final 2 ...
On December 15th Adam and I celebrated our 1 year mark as Peace Corps volunteers, and four days later, 12 months living in Caazapa'mi. Most volunteers spend their first year in site really just figuring things out, getting to know their community, learning language, and building trust and friendships. We did all those things, along with building a house, working A LOT in the schools, coordinating part of a $20,000 environmental education campaign (in ...