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... refused to let me have an incoming call on his phone!
Wasted so much time and energy that it was already starting
to get dark – much as I really wanted to check out Dirty Old Man, a bar with
microbrews, I was thwarted and had to head to a super for some generic rubbish –
don’t think I’ll be giving Brahma a look in again – hopefully I won’t ever be
... cash as the credit card machine was not working...) as departure time was a bit late than expected. Sandwiches were good. Pedro's long standing loose tooth gave signs that it was about to come out at any moment, and then just before taking off, in the plane, Pedro's loose tooth finally came out when he was eating a "Sonho de Valsa" candy - it came out after months of being loose (theTooth Fairy will have to work tonight!). The flight took 2 ...
... the terminal, which felt very Brazilian based on the few weeks I'd spent travelling around in June with Foz and Rees for the World Cup - lots of concrete, stalls and people. I found a cash machine and withdrew reals - the Banco do Brasil machines offered this great feature of providing 2 options for denominations you'd like the cash in which meant I was able to select more of the smaller notes. Heading back down to the ticket offices ...
... s English is ok and my Portuguese is non-existent), though I had my phrase book with me so read out some random phrases to make her laugh. Katie also bought some of the traditional Brazilian mate and we drank that on the way (can't remember the name!). Gramado is a really nice town, but we continued to the next town along (name I forget) where we went to a cathedral and then to a nice restaurant (which also sells ...
What a game it was. Algeria never showed any signs of losing the whole game. They led from the start and actually showed signs of a team that definitely deserved to qualify, but also of a team that looked like a threat in the semis. The Algerian fans, are absolutely mental. They didn't stop chanting, or yelling, or screaming the entire game. There was a few guys in front of us, who seemed like ...