Ellen, our interpreter, and my guide.
The scanner frame, Computer room to the left.
The view from my room, of Sao Bento do Sul.
I got to use the mill's lathe.
One of the meals at the Alpenbier restaurant.
This is Sueli, she may come to the U.S. to goto school
Ladies from the mill at one of the dinners
More steam trains
The old station in Rio Negro
I ate nuts from this type of tree. Only cement poles, becouse wood rots
Waterfall close to town
Ellen on the teeter-totter in central park
This is a typical speed bump. They are on all the roads
They don't need traffic cops. The thing in the road will take a picture and send them a ticket if they go to fast through here
No weight limit on the roads, so they need to change their tire pressure with each load.
Sun set at the beach
The old train station in Curitiba is a mall and museum
Ellen and her boy friend Josnei
View from the train on the way to the coast, from Curitiba
Some people get off the train and climb these mountains and camp in the wilderness here
One of the old buildings they are trying to save in Paranagua
Ellen's friend that went on the train ride with us
Some of the nice wrought iron work
Sun set on the Amazon
Two kids brought a car battery to our boat to get it charged
There is a bush master snake in the right fork of this tree
Guide in the for ground, lady sweeping dirt floor in house, with a satellite dish
Small craft fair
Vines in the rain forest
I like the trees, very different from home
6-inch thorns on this one
Piranha anyone? We ate the big one
One of the caimans he caught
Brown spider, we saw it ketch and eat a wasp
Horizontal, reciprocating saw in the sawmill, at the boat yards
These canoes are 300r each or about $165.00 dollars
This is our boat, big and small
A rubber tree
Building getting the new roof
Giant water lilies
balsa wood tree with hanging bird nests
This is not shade, and sun light, but the two rivers that make up the Amazon
Some of the crew, and the five passengers