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It was another pretty average rainyish day today but I decided that I would go down the road to one of teh ecological parks here in Aguas Claras. The aptly named Ecological park of Aguas Claras. Now to me ecological park means promise of Capivaras... How wrong I was. Anyway, I woke up and decided to walk through the entire park which was about a total of 7-8 km. It wasnt like I hadnīt done enough walking in the last few days anyway.
... hours and hours in the truck, it was perfect - even if it was cold!
Today we traveled about 500km, but the scenery was really pretty again. It was a long day, but we did stop at a supermarket for supplies - I had a great ice cream which was like a Mr Whippy covered in melted chocolate, which then hardened and you had to eat it with a spoon - delicious!!
... of different outcomes. We are sitting by a few other Americans who are changing their allegiance with each goal scored just like we are. I have my phone out and am constantly refreshing to make sure we have an update of who we want to win. Portugal scores, we cheer and begin to root for Ghana. Ghana scores, we go back to rooting for Portugal. Eventually, Germany scores and takes the lead versus the US. If no one ...
... iconic, Niemeyer only
died last year at 105, and had worked on new constructions until fairly
recently, so his style really changed. You can tell it was meant to be a
capital, as they obviously spared no expense – the buildings are beautiful,
pompous and yet really functional – there was no air conditioning then, so most
are surrounded by water or have it running through them, have huge concrete canopies and all apartment
buildings are built on stilts ...
We have a 2 ― hour flight to Brasilia that crossed two time zones. We arrived around 7, and checked into our hotel by 8:30, our hotel is directly across from a 4 story shopping mall. There we found a food court. We ended up eating pizza, it was very good, although they do not use tomato sauce.
Some interesting information about Brasilia. This totally planned city with an all-new skyline is home to the nation's President, the Senate, and the House ...