From source to sea.
Other “firsts” of note:
First trip to complete source to sea on the Amazon in kayaks (other trips used other craft, or bypassed long sections).
What arrived today….
After my daily cycle ride into the village, dropped by the Marina office.
Guess what had arrived!
First impressions of Brazil, this video shows 20 industrious ‘workers’ on the streets of Rio.
Rio is much more upmarket than Sao Paulo, the first major city I visited when I was in Brazil.
I found Sao Paulo run down.
The only reason people weren’t interested in robbing me was I didn’t have any money.
With the advent of the mobile phone, we have this kind of footage.
Said to have been shot over a period of a ‘few hours’.
If I were going to Rio, I’d go to Ipenema rather than downtown, as this is the kind of thing you can expect happening.
Here’s the video.
Those Chinese baggage handlers strike again….
‘If a job’s worth doing’ mentality clearly demonstrated in this gem of a video of a Chinese baggage handler in action captured by an Australian tourist.
Expect your luggage to be treated like this…
Looks like a China Airways logo in the foreground.
As you can see from the reactions on the Facebook post, netizens agree, your luggage will be handled in this way and you should pack accordingly.
Name the performers and songs in ‘That lot’s David Bowie tribute video
Social media Guru’s that lot, have produced this for the Brit Awards tonight.
The song is titled ‘Let’s Dance’ and the video speaks for itself.
Let’s see if you can name the performers in the video, 1 – 78.
I’ve done most of them, feel free to fill in the gaps.->
Shuttlecockball or Jianzi 毽子, is a national sport in China.
When I used to go into school, the kids could do many of the tricks this woman is doing in the first 30 seconds of the video…
…Later on, it’s more advanced.