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... again the Fanatics become the attraction. One lone Chile fan starts his own chant. Cirsty is proud of Ryan when he chooses to do the walking tour instead of heading straight to the pub. Cirsty realises that the new memory card only holds 12 pictures! Ryan doesn't know how she will manage to only take 12 pictures. Cirsty feels safe after seeing the police force clocking on
for their shift (100 strong with machine guns). After a quick tour of ...
... The 9 hour lay over is not ideal. There is only so much you can do to kill the time. A few walks up and down the gates stretched the legs, my first beer for the trip went down soothingly (so did the second), sleeping on the cold tiled floor did not last long as paranoia for missing the flight was too large. Somewhere in the airport I have misplaced my book so I will have to learn how Thomas' time in San Pedro finishes another day. Hopefully this trip will not get to such drastic ...
... and their clothes. Infact it was set up like a small community, people were trading, washing, chatting, sleeping, almost like an open favela outside the cathedral.
We tried some sugar cane juice which sounds nice but was really not nice at all! The brazillians seem to love sugary food and drinks! We went to the monastry but couldnīt see the monks that still live there. It was ...
... than oil. Bio-ethanol reduces air pollution thanks to its cleaner emissions, and also contributes to mitigate global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Brazil is currently also working on 2nd and 3rd Generation technologies that will expand the uses of ethanol from simply a fuel source to use in the manufacture of detergents and solvents, cosmetics, lubricants, bio-plastics and polymers, plastic bottles, tires and packaging. I had no idea that so many products ...
... reminded me very much of Angola : it's a smell that carries humid air and like a vague mouldy aftertaste due to closed spaces. Wow. This took me back 20 years before in a split second.
I got welcomed by Paulo and his lovely girlfriend, Carol. After a bit of chatting and a well deserved shower, I went to bed straight away. Sleeping was all I could think of.
Who is Paulo ? I'll tell you next. :-)
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