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Dec 22, 2016 - John of God

Fraud or miracle worker? The small town of Abadiânia in central Brazil has been transformed in to a tourist hot spot, although not your usual kind of of tourist looking for scenery or nightlife. The tourists heading Abadiânia are looking to be healed by John of God. A once ordinary man who was guided by entities to a room in Brazil where he spent the night, after blacking out for several hours, he woke to find he had healed all those in the room. This man, John, was then guided to set up a Casa in this small town and hold weekly services....

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Indomitable Roamings

Feb 12, 2006 - Brasil - Iguassu Falls

After a 22hour bus trip, we arrived at the Brazillian border,wiped our feet on the mats, and met up with Mindy and Amarjeet. Chat, chat, chat. Dance dance dance. That was the first day. Iguassu falls are the main thing here - the force of God can clearly be seen. Undescribable. The photos are the closest we can do to take you there. Neal and Mindy managed to drag me and Amarjeet on the dingy boat trip under the falls. And yes we all were very wet but survived.

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Jan 29, 2006 - Alto Paraíso and Chapada dos Veadeiros

Somebody had told me to visit Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, 45 minutes from Alto Paraíso which was 3 hours from Brasilia. To cut a long story short it wasn't worth the effort as the park itself only had 2 walks available and they were only day walks so you couldn't really see much of the park or appreciate how big it was. A couple of good things came out of this side trip, I met a brazilian couple, Marcos and Carolina, who adopted me for half a day. They kindly gave me a lift to São Jorge which was the village at the entrance to the...

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Mar 7, 2005 - Alto Paraiso

Hi All, I am now in Alto Paraiso, a small town with a population of about 5000, but well dispersed so it seems less. Getting here required a flight to Brasilia and then a 4 hour bus ride north. It is very much a hippie town, where most people are involved in spiritual activities. Having enjoyed the sun and beaches in Salvador I now face what can only be described as ´rain´, it rains everyday here and with some force, it is now the start of the rain season, the positive side is that there are few people here and the hotels are cheaper. The...

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