1. Woke up and before eating breakfast got on here to post yesterday's list. Learned about @biz instead and spent the day thinking about her and this community.
  2. We decided to go for a hike up to the aqueduct. Found this giant rock.
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    Jeff always climbs rocks.
  3. The world has so much beauty in it.
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  4. And plenty of rocks to climb.
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  5. We passed a swimming hole where people were jumping in.
    Met some folks from New York there.
  6. Made it to the aqueduct.
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    Looks like ruins but is allegedly still in use?
  7. Started going up towards a waterfall.
  8. Saw a larger monkey.
    Did not manage to get a good picture.
  9. Decided to turn back and continue on the loop we were on.
    The going was getting tough and I wasn't up for a tough hike.
  10. Made it down to the beach area and these ruins.
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    This was a farmhouse, then a quarantine area for Europeans during the cholera epidemic, and then a penal colony. It was creepy.
  11. But the creepy ruins didn't make the beach less beautiful.
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  13. I ate some Brazil nuts.
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    How appropriate!
  14. We went back to town and got crepes stuffed to the gills with cheese.
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  15. Then we took a bit of a nap and watched some women's diving.
  16. Then walked around and peeked in the shops.
    I bought a shirt.
  17. Later we went to dinner at one of the beachside restaurants.
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    I had a lime juice.
  18. Bad picture, but I had four cheese pasta which was super rich but tasty.
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  19. We walked around some more then watched some track and field, including Usain Bolt's 200 meter win.
  20. Today we are traveling back to Rio and then eating at a churrascaria (Brazilian meat restaurant). Girding my stomach.