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Random thoughts from Day 2...

I woke up this morning remembering that there were several other things I saw yesterday that I forgot to document.

1. It's not as hard to cross the street as I thought.
2. It rained like crazy for about an hour in the afternoon. I thought it was the air conditioner in the building blowing, but it was really the rain pounding on the building.
3. I saw a monkey in a cage at the corner down from the office on the way to lunch. It was in a tiny little corner shop. Note to self: Try to get a picture of this.
4. The girls that work the little shops are serious sales people. If you ask for one thing, they'll bring you 20 more just like it and pull up a little stool for you to sit on. They are way better sales people than we see in the US.
5. There is a statue of the Virgin Mary in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral. There were probably 50 people praying and singing in front of the statue. I think this is the statue that people reportedly saw crying a few years ago (there was a story on 60 Minutes about it I think), so everyone stands there waiting to see her cry again. It's really a sight to see.

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  1. Jamie Brooker11/30/2005 12:54 PM

    Andy, Beth forwarded your blog to playgroup and it is great! The pictures are fantastic and your journal really gives a great depiction of the scene around you -I wish this had been popular when John was in Argentina forever in 2000!! Hope you continue to enjoy and that the business side prospers.
    Jamie Brooker

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