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... were three of us, Paul and I and a lovely Mexican called Luis, and our guide Santos who drove us, not in a 4x4 as we expected, but in a small family car. Santos was an excellent guide and seemed to know everything there was to know about the wildlife, as well as giving great photography tips.
We spent the three days looking for wildlife on foot, on horseback, by boat, by car, at the crack of dawn, in the morning, afternoon, evening and ...
... pockets of local politicians. Prior to this however, was Brazils second game of the World Cup which we watched in a bar in Praca Popular, pretty much the only place to go out in Cuiaba. It was a load of cash to get in but the beer was free and we made some drunk Brazilian friends who drove us the short ride to the nearest place to the stadium you could park... which was a long way away.
The match was as mediocre as it looked on paper and I entertained myself mostly by ...
... br> Whenever there was a release of tickets we would set our alarms and wake up in the middle of the night to log on to only sit in the queue for the rest of the night.
At one stage we got through chose tickets got through to payment and the site crashed!!
We exhausted every option. The problem was this was a game everyone from all countries were trying to ...
... mix I continued to get to know Tony and Anette and Carlos came over and asked us if we wanted to go on a night safari.It was of course a unanimous yes all round.More repellent required! We set off from the jetty and although the point of the night safari is to find animals and birds with a powerful hand held spot light where you can pick out their returning eye reflections,the real point is the experience of traveling at night under the stars where their is no ...
... back.Without the out board motor we approached the water ways in complete silence allowing us to listen to the "Pantanal Orchestra play symphony no.12 in C major"- birds squarking in every tone ,the deranged "screamer" like some wild audience "heckler",frogs with indigestion set up a choral piece,the Cicada ,the edgy strings accompaniment.The Howler monkeys bringing in a drum roll at each interval and in the final piece..., the sunset sank in the Adagio as the magic mirror turned itself ...
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