Travel Blogs from Caldas Novas
... far, I think there are three things keeping me from that. One: I smile too much. Americans are smiley. Everyone knows this. But I’m really realizing it now. I think especially for me and my characteristic social awkwardness, smiles are the situation-lightening answer to everything. Awkward eye contact? Smile and look away. Asking for the time? Smile. Waiter hands you your drink? Smile and say thank you.
Yea, not here. I mean people do smile a ...
... all day - just shows what a big country Brazil is.
Because we were near a river, there were lots of mossies but a campfire helped to keep them at bay.
Because there were enough to go around, Johann and myself had our own tents although we helped each other with putting them up - it needed two people to hold the poles in place - although we got adept at taking our own tent down and packing it away.
So an interesting thing about Anapolis is the security. It's not terribly dangerous like Rio or São Paulo would be, but it’s still nothing like Olathe. For one thing, there are giant metal gates in front of every building. In front of most apartment buildings there is someone posted to open or close the gates as they see fit. The house I’m at now has a metal garage door with a speaker by the doorbell. If you get past the ...
... The journey takes you through the state of Rio then Minhas Geris and the into Brasilla the capital territory. We arrived in Brasilla about 7am and as soon as we were there we had drivers trying to offer us lifts to Goiania in the comfort of a car!
I was against this didn't feel right and thought might as well get a bus which was a good idea as they had signed when we got to Goiania warning against getting lifts!
The journey on the bus was about 4 hours then when ...
... one filling and one restoration....I had 8 fillings and 4 teeth out. I've never been so drugged up in one week in my life. You know what's worse than getting a tooth pulled...getting a needle in your gum...and then your palate and then under your tounge and then in your throat, I'm begining to understand why Sami has a phobia of ...
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center