Here are the last several blogs from our cruise - we're in the Caribbean now, with super speedy wifi which is great!
A kitschy, touristy "indigenous" village:
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We're having a great time - Carnaval was unbelievably gorgeous and crazy and colorful - the photos only begin to give the feel of the samba parades!
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We're currently visiting Santarem, a small city on the Amazon! Really, the AMAZON!
But I'm trying to catch up on blogs - working on the Carnaval blog, which has tons of photos and was one of the most fabulous events ever!
But here are... Read more
We're still having fun in Brazil, though I missed a few ports of call because I developed bronchitis, and then was quarantined. Yeah. Thankful for room service and chicken soup!
We're currently south of Rio, visiting a lovely island with ... Read more
Wifi has been very iffy, and sometimes nonexistent.
So here's the list of blogs -
Leaving the Caribbean, and visiting Devils Island, French Guiana:
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We had a great time on Trinidad, first being greeted by a student steel pan band - made me feel right at home! Then we toured by walking around town and being adopted by a lovely young lady who may be Trinidad's next big track and field star. ... Read more
We're so happy to be back "home" in the Caribbean - after 20+ years on St. Thomas, we've missed the warm sea breezes and aqua blue water! We spend a good part of our time chatting up locals, just so that we really do feel at home again!
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We signed up for a cruise from Florida down to Brazil, around to a number of cities including Rio for Carnival - then up the Amazon a ways, and eventually back to Florida.
It's a little crazy, and a bit of a splurge, but, well, I explain wh... Read more
We stayed at the hotel in the midst of the national park, and had an amazing view of the falls. But of course I had to get in some hiking to the falls, though I didn't do all the trails.
Gorgeous, dramatic, and WOW!
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On Monday, I went across the river to Brazil to hike along the waterfall trail. This is about 2 miles long - at least, I put on about 2 miles on the trail.
This series of waterfalls in incredible! Amazing! Gorgeous! Majestic! And jus... Read more
This is incredible - you really need to see that on all seven continents, women and the men who support us were out there marching! Pink pussy hats and all!
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I fell today.
It's a good thing I walked four miles yesterday - we headed out for a walk and lunch and I don't know what happened. I was walking and talking with DH, next moment my right foot is sliding off the sidewalk and my left was in m... Read more
This is the 482nd anniversary of the founding of Lima, Peru, by the conquistador Francisco Pizarro.
So some of the staff at our local neighborhood casino were dressed in 16th century clothing to help celebrate the occasion!
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I was having lunch in my friendly little neighborhood cafe today, and I heard a very familiar melody on their sound system. I listened a bit more closely, and while I couldn't understand any of the words (since I'm in Lima, Peru, and much of th... Read more
We were just walking down the street, looking for a taxi, when there were trumpeters. And three men on horseback, dressed up as Middle Eastern kings. And, well, it was colorful and exciting and celebratory!
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