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Stephen Dale

How the EU Works

With apologies to the original author, but I don’t know the provenance of this piece. All I know is that it conforms to my understanding (and experience) of how the European Union works, it explains it in language we can all understand, and (irony and pathos aside) it’s very funny. Subject: How the EU works …

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Letter from the Amazon: Santana and Macapá

From Evernote: Letter from the Amazon: Santana and Macapá This was our last stop on the “Amazon leg” of our cruise. After this we travel to the West Indies, and then home. Macapá is the capital of Amapá region which stretches from the Amazon delta…

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Letter from the Amazon: Alter do Chao, Brazil

From Evernote: Letter from the Amazon: Alter do Chao, Brazil We arrived at Alto do Chao on Thursday 24th January. The rustic beach community of Alto do Chao lies on the bank of the Tapojas river, upstream from Santaram. It’s a small village with a…

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Manaus – heart of the Amazon

We arrived at Manaus on Monday 21st January. Manaus is the capital of the state of Amazonas. It is situated at the confluence of the Negro and Solimões rivers. It is the most populous city of Amazonas,and is a popular ecotourist destination. Manau…