Clarion Hotel Lourdes
Travel Blogs from Belo Horizonte
Overnight in BH before a meeting at PUC-Minas and then home... on the way to work I took a few snaps of the work being done on a sidewalk by the hotel
Marks the sixth continent I have been able to visit (only one left - Antarctica
Unbelievably and refreshingly multicultural, a nice break from British stuffyness. Spent much of the flight being taught Portuguese by a complete stranger in the window seat.
I once remarked that Portuguese is a useless language, I stand utterly corrected.
My mom was operated recently but is back home now. Unfortunately she is not walking nor eating (only by tubes). She's very slim like I never saw her before in my life and ironically as it couldn't be, she looks like a saint: calm and accepting everything with a serenity of a saint. Any ways, thank you for reading that.
... visit to Brazil, I have come to realize just don't worry and your faith will guide you through.
I have also realized that through my travels to Costa Rica, Haiti and Brazil, our love for the children will never waiver and seems always to be the common denominator.
I would like to give a shout out to my lovely wife, Margaret, who gives me the strength and support needed for these spiritual gifts.
... barriers and boundaries
That divide the people of the world.
We came to Brazil—
A beautiful quilt of many colors—
To work side by side
To build together
For the children.
For children are the future of the world
For children are the hope of the world
For children are the love the world
Let us dream, walk and work ...