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It was a pretty hectic day. At 9 the assembly started. At the end Ms MacDonald thanked us for helping at the school and we had to come up front to receive an envelope. It had a card in it from the teachers and a starfish necklace. Really nice.
Then in between recess and lunch I had half an hour to go to Ms Clarke's class again. They sat in a circle and I could sit on the chair. They all got a turn to say something or ask ...
... some essential support from European NGO's. Various times Melo emphasized the difficult economic challenges he faces in finding funding for both ERIC and Radio Progreso. The radio could seek more advertising revenue to an extent. ERIC because of the nature of its work is not likely to receive much financial support nationally - and there have been indications that the incoming government has already expressed its displeasure with the work of ERIC, especially for its surveys ...
... Lake to cook dinner under the cooking shelter they had. It was pretty cold, so we had a nice warm dinner. After dinner we drove to Walmart and did some more shopping there. Sarah brought a straightener and I got some work socks., haha. We couldn't park there the night as there were only underground Carparks so we drove another 15 minutes up the road to the other ...
... enough. We enjoyed watching the californian sea lion bachelors laze around and occasionally assert dominance with one another, and the harbour seals swim effortless through the kelp. The stellar sea lions were probably my favourite though. We had seen these previously in Seward but not this close. They are described as brown bears of the ocean because they can weigh up to two tonnes, the equivalent of a bear. With greater perspective in this environment you could ...
... of a sudden a car came skidding to a stop, with the driver and passenger changing seats. Next thing two blokes jump out of an unmarked police car. Someone in the first car tries to do a runner before being stopped quite aggressively. Victoria is the most boring, genteel looking place in the world so this was awesome.
Around this time I developed a deep appreciation for all the honey based beer in Canada. We need more Canadian beer in the UK, theres some good stuff out there.