On the 6th, we joined a French tourist who works in Chilean observatory for a trip down to Porto Jofre, either a forty minute or hour and a hal
Unfortunately, no jaguars were sunning, which for today was alright because Ethan and his friend had spotted three on an early morning walk that I had neglected to join.
The 7th (yesterday as of now), we had a delicious lunch at Fabricio's in-laws ranch of Pantanal beef, manioc (a starchier potato), delicious delicious squash, and rice and beans. His mother-in-law then ordered siestas for all. Well-fed and well-rested, we met with Carlos and hashed-out the design for two hours. There seems to be a code that contractors do not give money estimates unless you ask the question three different ways.
Today, 6/08, Eduardo is coming with the truck that will be our's for the summer, and at 4:00 pm we will finalize plans with Carlos! Then back to the Pantanal!