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... we are good. Ronaldo scores to give Portugal a 2-1 lead, but it is too late for Portugal who's goal differential is too much to overcome. The final whistle sounds and we begin to celebrate as the US has advanced!
We head out of the stadium yelling and acting like drunk Americans. Others join in with us and we get everyone sufficiently pumped that the US has advanced to the knock-out round. We take some ...
... airflow through the city. They even
imported trees from all over the world so that there would always be flowers,
it’s a really pretty place.
The city is built in districts, in the shape of an aeroplane
– the body of the aeroplane is the business district (really mostly government
departments) and the wings are the residential parts. It all fronts on to a
huge artificial lake. There are no street names, just numbers, and every block
When you are travelling for an extended period of time it's sometimes difficult to predict where you will be on a certain date and often your plans change along the way. However there is always an outline plan, and when in July my sister Miranda said "where will you be at Christmas, James and I want to come and visit you" we quickly and fairly roughly came up with "Brazil".
When you only have two weeks for your holiday, time is precious so back in July ...
... of revolution with asymmetric sections. The hyperboloid structure itself is a result of 16 identical assembled concrete columns . These columns, having a hyperbolic section and weighing 90 tons represent two hands moving upwards to heaven. The Cathedral was dedicated on May 31, 1970. The architecture was arguably inspired by the design of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral.
We also visited the ...
... a UFO. All the minesties have the same buildings except two of them. I could visit the national congress and it's two chambers, one with an opened bowl for the deputees, and the second one with a closed disc for the senate. The foreign affairs ministry was really great, almost like a museum. And the best was the Bom Bosco sanctuary and its night sky windows which delivers a very nice feeling when you enter. To have a ...