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Sep 7, 2004 - Corumba, Brazil

Through border after long train ride. No-one at the Brazilian side because its a national holiday ! Eventually found nice Hotel - Hotel Santa Monica. BRAZIL BACKGROUND: - Currency are Reais, 3 Reais = 1 USD - Area of 8.5million sq km !!! Population of 170m (no wonder they're good at footy) - National language Portugeuse Corumba is a quiet border town with not much to do except The Pantanal. Quickly realised that the language was going to be a problem here. Very few people speak English, we speak no Portugeuse, so we try to speak in Spanish...

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