Travel Blogs from Brasilia
... Kids smile 400 times a day on average. Adults only 15 times on average. At the end of the day, it's about happiness.
The best thing I've given the kids is surprisingly not the English classes, but rather my full attention, care and love. Many of the kids don't have a dad and have few other male role models in their lives, if any. And in a very poor environment with many siblings to take care of, their moms don't have much time and energy for ...
... Tourist agencies only know what you can do OUTSIDE of Brasilia, but they can't even tell you how you can do a city tour.
And if you live there, you might want to find a house close to the school and hospital sectors...
Fourth: this is the ultimate concrete jungle. Everything is made out of concrete. Buildings, fountains, monuments, roads, bridges, fences etc. The problem is that, 50 years later, most of that concrete looks dark, dirty and ...
... Now I am in the airport, waiting for my flight to Recife, to go visit Juliana (who was also au pair in New York). My host in Recife has a swimmingpool on his roof :) More luck haha!
I love airports, they make me feel so happy inside, I want to jump around in them singing made-up songs, but I am able to restrain myself in this (it's hard though, the urge is big!).
(on a karma-note: Wish kerosine wasn't so harmful though)
Big beijo to all from lucky me! :)
Once more time for an early start, unfortunately it was not to be. We were ready, but on trying to start the vehicle the air system was still playing up and we had a problem with the fuel flow again. Mike changed the primary fuel filter, which seems to have done the trick. Regarding the air, we cannot take off the brakes without air, it was a case of taking of the primary distribution valve to check it. It did look OK but on replacing the air worked and so we re going to continue until ...
... place called Tatajuba, a town that once was, until it was overcome by a sandstorm and covered the entire village. The journey through the dunes in the buggy was amazing and culminated in stopping at a fresh water lagoon between the dunes for a swim. Some of the scenery was just amazing. The colours and contrasts reminded me a bit of Uyuni in Bolivia. I also finally had a go at sand boarding! Something IŽd been wanting to try ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility