I got a message from work. It seems May 25 is going to be a public holiday after all. That is Liberation of the South Day. And as far as May 19 is concerned, ‘plan accordingly.’ That’s a euphemism for ‘if you can make it to work.’ A general strike has been announced over – among others – the ever increasing gasoline prices. This often results in burning tires on major roads in and out of the city. On Wednesday the teachers are on strike. Why? It seems they haven’t gotten their salaries yet from last year. Last year! What do they live on? How do they pay their grocery bills?
Sunset from Sporting Club
The sunsets in this place are good though. This one's from Sporting, one of the older and more normal city beaches