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... with my traveler friends, which was unfortunate, but any time I accomplish something on this boat (finish a book, write lyrics, shave, eat food with vegetables, etc.), however unimportant it may seem, it feels like I just climbed Everest because it is hair so boring. Therefore, I didn't mind missing out on some drinks in order to get a shave and a decent cleaning in. Then I challenged Ricardo to a game of chess, using the strategies he ...
... is amazing considering how they drive here. Our air Bnb host was up there with his driving skills. I have no idea how I would ever get any car, no matter how small, into the car pack that this guy did. It would have to be the dumbest car park I have ever seen! To get to his car spot we had to squeeze past 3 other cars then turn one of the smallest and tightest corners-only missed hitting his car by a few centimetres. Even with the language barrier I was ...
... and full of trees. Instead, we got in at midnight.
Nonetheless, the moment the plane landed, the windows just misted up, because the humidity is that intense.
It was pretty interesting seeing the people who arrived in the (very nice) airport. There were people who were obviously tourists from abroad, like us. There were the usual Brazilians who were visiting home or returning from a vacay in Ipanema. And then there were looooottss of people in suits. Who ...
We set up our hammocks, started a fire and cooked a delicious chicken, rice and pineapple dinner whilst watching the stars. We were introduced to the resident tarantula who had set up home in the roof of our shelter and then settled in for bed. We had a great night's sleep interrupted only by the sound of howler monkeys in the distance and the occasional rat trying to steal our food!
Next day we visited a ...
... finish just as
my prepaid time would expire with no guarantee that the solution would
work. I gave up and asked for my money back. But it was non refundable
for some incomprehensible reason. I just gave up and figured I would
just show up in the lobby early in the morning and see if anyone shows
up for me.
And start over the next day if not.
I asked one last time for the hotel to call and this time, they did.
They got right thru and in a ...