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Her name is Rio.....
The beginning of the honeymoon - part deux! We arrived into Rio's Galeao very early in the morning, after a brief stop in Charles de Gaulle airport. .
We had a very good flight, and I slept until we landed, although before I blissfully drifted off, I was kept awake by the pekinese and its owner behind me, …
The bus trip to Rio took about 4 hours along the coast. We passed several coastal towns lined with mountains covered in sub-tropical vegetation. As we entered Rio we couldn't help but notice the enormous amount of graffiti. It covered every wall as we drove through the northern part of the city towards our base in Copacabana. We finally arrived at …
... hippies there had their opinions and all natural treatments they wanted to use. We ended up doing a combo of my version of appropriate wound care and theirs. I think it turned out well for Dan. I almost didnīt want to leave Uruguay.
After three days in Cabo Palonio we decided we would head to Brazil. Since Cabo Palonio didn`t have internet access and nobody there knew anything about getting to Brazil, we had to just wing it and take one step at ...
... to any local family, but which houses on its balcony a secret society of international volunteers. I have started to think of it as a small corner of England, which is important in more than one way (although I am living with one Australian and one American, but I'm sure they won't mind). I feel the contrast illustrates our closeness to a community that most of Rio's visitors are not as lucky to see and at the risk of sounding snobbish (I am under no illusion that I don't ...
... and lifestyle of the people. Whats most interesting is to see how happy the people are who live here. It taught me that there is in fact a big difference between poverty and happiness. In fact i believe the people here have it alot better off in many ways. What i mean by that is that they understand how live and work together to make the improvements necessary within their community, to make life better for themselves and for future ...
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