Sleep Inn Ribeirao Preto
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... be rewound in Sao Joao da Boa Vista, Brazil.
The winding path went like this; Robin suffered a flat battery on arrival at Valparaiso (battery or alternator?); Then Colin had the same problem in Ushiaia (battery man tested and claimed the battery had failed - one new Yuasa later); Next a long spell of no hassles until Nequen, Argentina (auto sparky reckoned it was the fuel pump electronic gismo and wired in a bypass); All seemed fine until ...
... with two 280 mm guns.
While the boys were away Diane enjoyed time with Jucelia and the children; Sophie and Sarah. This included a visit to a hair salon for a hair colour, and getting her nails painted.
Robin and Colin absented themselves for Thursday to make the 800 km trek recovering Colin's bike. A successful foray completed by 5:15 pm. The overhauled alternator stator worked faultlessly on the return journey and all ...
... means something quite different to motel in New Zealand.
We settled for a 3 star HOTEL in the city centre - safe parking , good breakfast and a good meal out (with a first night Brasil caiparinga for me). We noted the tidy,even footpaths as we walked to and from tea. No need to watch your footing to avoid missing or irregular cobbles as we had to in Argentina. And no dogs and no doggie doos.
Friday - 640 kms to Mauricio's and Mauricio suggested ...
... the last few days. I guess by being on the truck all day I can just sleep when I'm tired. We found a field to bush camp in around 19:00. My group was up for dinner and just made spaghetti and bruschetta with the truffles for dessert we had made yesterday. The truffles were a huge hit. Everyone headed to be fairly early because we have to be on the road again tomorrow on ...
Today I visited Ribeirao Preto, a city about 1 hour north of Araraquara, with an other IAESTE student. Its nickname is the 'Brazilian California', because of its wealth and technical industries.
It is also the city that the french team stayed in during the world cup, so french flags were everywhere!
I only explored downtown but from the bus saw some of the rest of the city. The outskirts are a lot more like California than the center is; the was a huge Carefour and lots ...