Ica by tina gonsalves

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Dune buggy time!  yeeeeeeeeesssss! This was so fun, especially when we went up and down the dunes, even though I had a high pitch scream. 

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We also went to see a graveyard which was quite creepy there was no jewels because of grave robbers😤. we also saw a whole body which is even more creepy. I had a little walk around to see something secret, or not discovered but I knew I wasn’t going to find anything but it’s still worth looking.  These skeletons were nearly a thousand years old. 

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I tried to do sand boarding but I got to scared and didn’t do it but I regret it now as I’m typing this.😕😕😕

Second part of lake titicaca by tina gonsalves

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So this is actually Lake  Titicaca,  my first part was near Lake Titicaca, not at it. So, now we’re finally at Lake Titicaca and it was really cold 🥶 but fun when we went on a straw boat to get to the.... 

Floating islands. The floating islands of Lake Titicaca are called the uros islands and they are made out of reeds. In 2500 BC the Uros people escaped the Incas and to do this they created there own islands. Up to five families live on each island, and if they have an argument they may cut off their part of the island and drift away. when they came back they would cut off their part of the island and drift away. They also have boats made out of reed.  So, that’s why we came here. To seee these islands and meet the uros people.  It was fun playing on the incredibly spongy islands . Me and Hugo kept playing tag because it was really weird running on a sponge. 

Floating islands. The floating islands of Lake Titicaca are called the uros islands and they are made out of reeds. In 2500 BC the Uros people escaped the Incas and to do this they created there own islands. Up to five families live on each island, and if they have an argument they may cut off their part of the island and drift away. when they came back they would cut off their part of the island and drift away. They also have boats made out of reed.  So, that’s why we came here. To seee these islands and meet the uros people.  It was fun playing on the incredibly spongy islands . Me and Hugo kept playing tag because it was really weird running on a sponge. 

First part of lake titicaca by tina gonsalves

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We went for a bus ride to sillustani, a pre Incan near lake titicaca. The tombs are built in tower like structures called ‘chupas’. Many of these haves have been ransacked by grace robbers. Some are at lest 1500 years old and we went for a pretty long walk but it was a incredible view until...

Thunder and lightning! Then it hailed this was my first time in hail sooo,🥳🥳 happpy first time in hail!  wooo hoooo! First I thought it would be great fun going through the hail, but then it got harder and harder! I felt like taking it back now because it started to feel like  an air soft gun. So we finally found some shelter, but of course it got heavier so we started to think.... 🤔 should we just make a run for it, but our bus was so long away. Of course we did make a run for it, because I couldn’t just stay there, because I was going to freeze to 💀. We got soaked. 

Thunder and lightning! Then it hailed this was my first time in hail sooo,🥳🥳 happpy first time in hail!  wooo hoooo! First I thought it would be great fun going through the hail, but then it got harder and harder! I felt like taking it back now because it started to feel like  an air soft gun. So we finally found some shelter, but of course it got heavier so we started to think.... 🤔 should we just make a run for it, but our bus was so long away. Of course we did make a run for it, because I couldn’t just stay there, because I was going to freeze to 💀. We got soaked. 

Machu Picchu by tina gonsalves

  Machu Picchu was such a beautiful day it was really exhausting though but it was so worth all tiring walking.

  Machu Picchu was such a beautiful day it was really exhausting though but it was so worth all tiring walking.

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I had a llama kiss me and that was really incredible and interesting. I also stroked some as well and there fur was so dreaded but soft in some spots.😍😁 

Cusco by tina gonsalves

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The salt fields were pretty fun because we could climb and run, the really salty salt and the view was fantastic, incredible, insanely insane 🤣🤣🤣🤣😂🤣😂😅😆🤪. It was really fun though. 

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We ran into a family at the salt fields and we talked and played together to the the way back. So it was fun to have a friends again but we ran in together again and we hand dinner together so yeah.... 

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So i had a whole crowd wanting to get a picture with me what a day that was it was really fun and amazing it was really tiring afterwards but it was still fun though. 

THE AMAZON🐜🕷🦅🐵 by tina gonsalves

Aaaaaaaaah the Amazon. With monkeys 🐒 and sloths and snakes and spiders 🕷. We had a crazy time at the Amazon, I had a monkey jumping on me and we saw some parrots 🦜, which looked colourful and yeah let’s get straight into it.

Aaaaaaaaah the Amazon. With monkeys 🐒 and sloths and snakes and spiders 🕷. We had a crazy time at the Amazon, I had a monkey jumping on me and we saw some parrots 🦜, which looked colourful and yeah let’s get straight into it.

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In the Amazon we were on a boat ride to find some amazing creatures. And we found some  wild monkeys and we paddled closer. And they just jumped on board our boat and we were freaking absolutely freaking. The guide said they won’t bite and we still felt a bit uncomfortable 😣.  When I heard they don’t bite I kept saying I wish the monkey would come close to me. It finally started to get close to me and I actually pet the monkey, and it felt amazing. 

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We went for a lot of boat rides. In the Amazon there’s pink dolphins which are supposed to look amazing. hours went past and we still saw nothing no dolphins, more hours went past and nothing. So we saw nothing, nothing at all so we went back really tired and bored 😑. 

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We went for another boat ride but this time we went crocodile🐊 hunting. Which tooooooook soooooooo long but we did find a crocodile but it was 11pm so I felt really tired. So when caught the crocodile my eyes were right open. The guide was passing the crocodile, then this guy had the crocodile and then his hand slipped and it was wiggling in his one hand and plus I was right next to him ,so I was wide awake absolutely freaking. Until he threw it out of the boat. 

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Yyyyyyyyyaaaaaaaa boy I held a sloth it felt amazing and soft and he was so light  and weightless and the best bit is his name is Pablo.😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍👍👍👍👍👍👍🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩😏😏😏😏😏🙃🙂🙃🙂🙃🙂 

Mexico YAAAAAAAAAAAAAA by tina gonsalves

Mexic has 129.9million people in it which is a lot now I think about it because Australia has only 26million and Australia is massive soooooo yeah.🤣😂😅☺️🤓Mexico is under America which I think every body knows that and is surrounded by the Pacific.

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Ive been so excited about traveling to Mexico and, these two weeks have beeeen sooooo amazing. We’ve been to Chichen Itza was a large pre Hispanic city built by Mayan people  between 600AD to 1221AD.  Chinin itza is a scary place to go to because all the sacrifices that has happened here from a ball game, whaaaaat😮😱. They throw the losers of the ball game of a cliff and into what as known as a Cenote. A Cenote is sort of a lake but it’s in a sinkhole so you can’t get out. It was a rich country though from all the jades and gold.

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These are one of the Cenotes that we went to this Cenote was so deep it was 25 metres deep and this is even crazier you could see the bottom.🤨🤔

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The city’s were absolutely amazing. Like this city all the houses were golden yellow and there was cobble stone houses it’s like being in a movie, which is mystical. 😍

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We went for a boat ride to see some flamingos so I’m going to tell you some FACTS about flamingos  fact 1 Adult flamingos are four to 5 feet tall but there between four to eight pounds. Fact 2 the colour pink comes from beta carotene in the  crustaceans and plankton that flamingos eat. If they don’t have there diet they will turn white. Fact 3 when they fly under there wings they have black feathers. Fact 4 some flamingos find it easier to use a built nest then make one so they guard there nest that they built. That’s all I have for facts about FLAMINGOS.

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We climbed up the 3rd biggest pyramid in the world other pyramids that are first and second biggest are in Egypt but we couldn’t climb on those so this was exhausting it was so hard to breathe because of the altitude it was crazy. 

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We stayed at Tulum for a whole week, we just went to a couple of ruins and we went to a fantastic beach. So we just chilled out and had a great time here. 

First huge 🚢🛳 by tina gonsalves

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Since we did that other cruise in Egypt, it's nothing like the cruise that we hoped on. It's way bigger so it basically doesn't even count as a cruise that's how big it was to the Egyptian cruise it was just shocking. But the downs were we had to get on the boat at 1 AM in the morning it was just disappointing.

Soooooooo when we went on the cruise ship we thought everything else would become horrible as well but it was fantastic There was  good food ,entertainment was incredible and we got great service. It was a win win.

Soooooooo when we went on the cruise ship we thought everything else would become horrible as well but it was fantastic There was  good food ,entertainment was incredible and we got great service. It was a win win.

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We went to heaps of beaches well that’s basically the only thing we did off the cruise ship. This was among one of the beaches we went to. There were turtles here it was really beautiful and the waters are so incredibly crystal clear.  

U.S.A by tina gonsalves

We flew into New York City and hired a car, and drove to New Jersey. It was a way different experience then Egypt, like way different. And it's been so long since I saw my grandparents so we stayed with our cousins and grandparents at our cousins house. It was really weird at first because I've never even met them in my entire life,  I just swooped in and we became friends really really quickly.

We flew into New York City and hired a car, and drove to New Jersey. It was a way different experience then Egypt, like way different. And it's been so long since I saw my grandparents so we stayed with our cousins and grandparents at our cousins house. It was really weird at first because I've never even met them in my entire life,  I just swooped in and we became friends really really quickly.

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Now we're in New York City! woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow this place is really weird especially when you first come here ooooooh let me tell you. Firstly when you first come the air smells like an unclean bathroom and when you walk on the pathway it smells like pee honestly every pathway. Secondly you think everyone is going to pick pocket you well at least i do anyway. But my favourite is the park you feel like your smells like it's not man made it smells even better than normal air and the old classic New York buildings it's a really cool place beside all those things I just said it's really cool.

Leaving Egypt. I by tina gonsalves

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Soooooo we went to a water park this was the most fun thing ever I went on every ride, every single ride, even the SCARIEST ONES and also the fast BUT MOSTLY THE SCARIEST ONES🤩😎.0

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Also we went to the black desert and the white desert. The sand boarding was definitely the most fun I had in the deserts. But I really hurt myself at the base of the sand dune. I thought that I had broken my arm.

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Our night in the desert was harsh we had camel carpet as blankets and we had no pillows and I felt terrible the next day. But if there was none of that it was beautiful because there were shooting stars and we had a fire so yeah.

Egypt Egypt Egypt by tina gonsalves

Egypt has 100million people in the country and the most of the population is Arabic Egyptsians and the other races are like Berbers and Bedouns. When you are in Egypt they mostly speak Egyptian Arabic. Ancient Egyptians were African which is crazy right. Egypt is in the North Eastern Africa. Also the most popular tourist attractions is the Giza Pyramids of course and the Valley of the Kings that actually has kings buried in there. Egypt has one of the most popular and most beautiful landmarks in the world. 4 interesting facts about Egypt 1st the Egyptian invented the 365 days a year colander. 2nd interesting fact coming right at you ok, the worlds most oldest dress was in Egypt it is known to be 5000 years old. 3rd fact let’s go, the great Pyramids were not built by slaves. 4th fact woo hoo, greater Cairo is the largest city in Africa and the Middle East. 

Where in Egypt it’s crazy to think that I was three years old when I first went here it’s just crazy. I love that we got view of a crazy famous landmark. 

Where in Egypt it’s crazy to think that I was three years old when I first went here it’s just crazy. I love that we got view of a crazy famous landmark. 

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We went to a few mosques that was amazingly incredible because it was gigantic. There was so much space in the mosques that you can’t even see the other side off the mosques. 

Also there was a lot of souvenirs if you call it that. It’s sort of like a big video game and you buy weapons and amour each mosque  it was really like a fantasy.

Also there was a lot of souvenirs if you call it that. It’s sort of like a big video game and you buy weapons and amour each mosque  it was really like a fantasy.

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What was really fun about the pyramids is Hugo and I could climb onto the pyramids and it was really hard and fun to climb. We could also climb into the pyramids which was really hard because it was really steep. 

We absolutely loved the pyramids because we went for a camel ride, which I felt so scared and had butterflies for the first 30 minuets. Then after the 30 minuets i felt brave and heroic but then we started going up hills. So then I felt really scared again. 

We absolutely loved the pyramids because we went for a camel ride, which I felt so scared and had butterflies for the first 30 minuets. Then after the 30 minuets i felt brave and heroic but then we started going up hills. So then I felt really scared again. 

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So Mum really wanted to know more about Egypt or just the ancient Egypt so we got a guide to museum that was really cool because I thought that it would be really boring like Some of the museums that I’ve went to no offence museums. But I think this museum is the most popular or most interesting history but I think it’s manly from the mummies. 

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This was my favourite mosque out of all of them but the main reason  I liked it is because I did a photo off with my mum. Plus I totally won I’ll put all my photos down below.

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This was one of my favourite photos of all of them because I loved the perspective. It was shot in the mosque and it has a lot of detail.

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This is my second favourite one that I shot because it shows the essence of what we do. I’m just trying to sound like an artist right now because my parents are telling me to write about each photo. To the next one. 

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This is what I mean by you can’t see the other side because you actually can’t see the other side, it’s absolutely crazy.

Lebanon 🇱🇧 by tina gonsalves

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This is Lebanon. It was really badly bombed in the 2007. It also had a civil war in 1970, so it had a really bad past. The crazy thing is when we went to our Airbnb, the children weren't at schools not even one day, so they were just hanging around the shop to help around . Also this is the other side of our Airbnb it looks like it hasn’t been clean for years and that’s probably true.

This is the crusader fort and it was crazy 😜 huge. I kept climbing all over the ruins. So it was really fun But, it was really exhausting and hot.  Also it was inhabited by a lot of people but it was also the oldest inhabited city on the world. It was first inhabited by the Neolithic. Neolithic is also known as the new Stone Age and dates back all the way to 10200 BC and ended at 4500 to 2000 BC, which is crazy 😝.

This is the crusader fort and it was crazy 😜 huge. I kept climbing all over the ruins. So it was really fun But, it was really exhausting and hot.  Also it was inhabited by a lot of people but it was also the oldest inhabited city on the world. It was first inhabited by the Neolithic. Neolithic is also known as the new Stone Age and dates back all the way to 10200 BC and ended at 4500 to 2000 BC, which is crazy 😝.

This is Baalbek castle. This was my favourite ruin that we went to because, there was so much to climb on. Also I climbed up blocks and pretended to be a statue.

This is Baalbek castle. This was my favourite ruin that we went to because, there was so much to climb on. Also I climbed up blocks and pretended to be a statue.

there were a lot of a old cars in Lebanon some of them look beautiful but some were wrecked but th weird thing is that they still used the cars even if they were destroyed. And if you haven’t noticed yet there is a tank in the back ground that has soldiers all around the tank.... Which is crazy right.

there were a lot of a old cars in Lebanon some of them look beautiful but some were wrecked but th weird thing is that they still used the cars even if they were destroyed. And if you haven’t noticed yet there is a tank in the back ground that has soldiers all around the tank.... Which is crazy right.

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This is the temple of Bacchus, Its name refers to the Greek goddess of wine. Which is really crazy for a goddess . Also it has the heaviest foundation  block ever and the weight is 900 tons. People think aliens 👽 made the huge temple but, it was made by the Romans.

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this is Jeita caves and it was the most beautiful caves I’ve ever seen. It was 9 kilometres and it was so high that you couldn’t even see the top it was that gigantic. Also there was a top of the cave that you would walk through and the lower part cave that you had to hop on a boat. Plus stalactites are stone spikes that are on the ceiling of the cave and are formed by the water that reacts with the limestone and this is when the stalagmites come in to the process the water drops from the stalactites and falls on to the ground and creates stalagmites which are the spikes that come out of the ground.

Ccccccyyyyyypppppprrrruuuuusssssssssssssssssssssss by tina gonsalves

Cyprus is the biggest island in the Mediterranean Sea and in the continent of Europe. It is also  beside Greece and bellow Turkey.

We arrived at north of Larnaca which had a beautiful beach and we made a huge sand castle, it looked amazing . We made a mouth and I could put my head inside which was really cool.                               

We arrived at north of Larnaca which had a beautiful beach and we made a huge sand castle, it looked amazing . We made a mouth and I could put my head inside which was really cool.                            

 

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I didn’t really like the kebabs because it’s not really my cup of tea if you know what that means. They mostly did kebabs which was annoying. 

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We went to another beach and made another sand  castle. We made the kraken. If you don’t know what the kraken is. It’s  a mythical creature, that is a huge octopus 🐙 and it turned out amazing. You could also put your head inside which is really cool.

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This is a festival of when Jesus Christ died. It’s really weird because why would celebrate when someone died.🧐🧐😱 

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this is a Aphrodite’s Rock, a beautiful beach. where the goddess of love 💖 got born... Or something but there’s a secret beach under the rock,we’re she was born. It was really fun to go underneath the rock.

This the tomb of the kings. This is another weird one it didn’t have any kings or queens that got buried here just wealthy people. 

This the tomb of the kings. This is another weird one it didn’t have any kings or queens that got buried here just wealthy people. 

Budapest by tina gonsalves

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Budapest is the capital of iHungary and is land locked by Austria , Slovakia , Ukraine , Romania , Serbia , Slovenia , Croatia. That’s a lot of countries🤕 

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The food is a meh good. Not like oooo I want more of this and they mostly did soups. They had there own kind of soup called goulash.

there was a huge river what was called Danube And it’s gigantic. It flows through 10 countries which is amazing.🤩🤢🤮Plus it starts in Germany and goes up to the Black Sea.🤬🤭😵 we where here last year.

there was a huge river what was called Danube And it’s gigantic. It flows through 10 countries which is amazing.🤩🤢🤮Plus it starts in Germany and goes up to the Black Sea.🤬🤭😵 we where here last year.

Back in Berlin again by tina gonsalves

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We’re back in Berlin where we have dad back and  great food again, (no offence Mum). We have our own place to call home and it’s all really cozy.

All the greatest graffiti of my personal favourites that I like because, it’s really detailed and it’s not tags, well there is sometimes tags but mostly art works. Like this awesome turtle 🐢 with these beautiful and cool patterns.

All the greatest graffiti of my personal favourites that I like because, it’s really detailed and it’s not tags, well there is sometimes tags but mostly art works. Like this awesome turtle 🐢 with these beautiful and cool patterns.

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we did a bit of a renovation to our apartment ,and well it doesn’t look that different but it’s better. Is that the word yeah that’s the word.


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That’s Floyd my friend from down stairs. So I have a friend really close to us, and we’re good  friends. I also made a new friend, Anthony, and I went to his house yesterday, and had loads of fun especially when we were playing video games.

ice cream was the best because we basically got one a day. It was really awesome and I’ve basically tryed all of the ice cream so that’s off my bucket list 🧐🤓.

ice cream was the best because we basically got one a day. It was really awesome and I’ve basically tryed all of the ice cream so that’s off my bucket list 🧐🤓.

Amsterdam 🌃🌅📱🏩📲📲🌇⛩📲💒🖱🏛💾🖨🏰⛰🏔⛲️⚓️⛰ by tina gonsalves

The best thing about Amsterdam was seeing Nanna. Also we went to see some windmills which was a lot of fun. The house we stayed in had four stories and a lot of toys in it. It had fusball which was so much fun. We caught a train from Berlin. The train took six hours! 

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this is Amsterdam it’s pretty weird and cool as well but what it was magical 🧙‍♀️ because my nana was here it felt really weird that nana was here but I was use to it and had a lot of fun . 

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this is me now doing my blog right now I don’t don’t know why it’s here but Mum chose it so yeah  oh plus this is where we lived it had so much toys Hugo and me were were hyped with all the toys here.  We did a house swap.

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the view was beautiful it had a lot of Canals. The canals surround and are throughout the whole city. Some people live on barges and on little floating houses. Some of the homes are falling forward because they’re so old. They have lots of windows and big Gables on them.

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We went to the wind mills and we had a lot of fun in the grass playing some funny 😂 games. The grass was really rich as well it was amazing 😉. 

Berlin I repeat Berlin by tina gonsalves

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this is our street. we have lots of ice cream shops all over our street and we have a mini shop next to us. also there’s heaps of restaurants all over as well.

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this is the graffitied wall. it just keeps getting larger and I get photos here every time we come to Berlin. 

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this is curry worst 66. if you want a really good sausage this is place to go in Berlin because look at that goofy happy face that Hugo has.

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we bike around all the time. it’s so much fun And it’s my favourite was to waste time and have good fun. 

More museums 🙄🤯and other awesomeness 😱🤪 by tina gonsalves

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This is the natural history museum and your probably thinking 🤔 more museums! how much more are there?! well there’s like 10000000x more well not that much, but there’s heaps anyway. back to the story well we went to the natural history museum you now that. well we saw all these interesting skulls that are like 1000000000 years old and went in to the core of the earth 🌏 .on a escalator and not a real earth which makes it less interesting than it sounds but it was still really cool 😎. 

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at the back is xavi he’s a really good friend he came to London to visit us and Was a lot of fun he only stayed for 2 days. I now it’s not that long but least he came.

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This was the school of rock if you haven’t watched this movie or the show you are missing out. It was really loud and if you want to go it’s 15-200! it’s just a really good show. Are used to watch this show with grandma all the time, so it was fantastic to see it at the theatre. I also went to see horrible histories with Deborah, Joshua, and Levi. Horrible histories was really funny. And sort of gruesome.

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We were spending time with Joshua again and we went out to the beach 🏝 and we found this machine but it was busted so we didn’t need coins for a wish. so it was really really amazing and fun.   we caught a train to the seaside. They had some very big seagulls there . They were massive. 

London life by tina gonsalves

This was so amazing to go to this butterfly garden. It was so extraordinary that I got like 6 butterflies on me. This one was the most fascinating and beautiful one that landed on me. So that was really cool. 

This was so amazing to go to this butterfly garden. It was so extraordinary that I got like 6 butterflies on me. This one was the most fascinating and beautiful one that landed on me. So that was really cool. 

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Then we went in to the other Tate  gallery at Millbank which was really interesting and horrifying in the whole same time because it was sort of really deep and it was about humanity and relationships. I sort of like it but it wasn’t really my type of art. But this one was pretty cool.

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this art is perhaps is basically a famous art made out of elphant poops which is hilarious but god knows how he did it. Also this is in the Tate again.

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This is also from Tate

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This is bucking ham   Palace And  it’s huge look at the size of this place it’s really really really massive 

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Mueseums-London by tina gonsalves

we’ve been at London for a week and we’ve loved it so far.  I have started school work again, and I do it in the mornings and in the afternoons we go to museums and galleries. 

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This was the British Museum there was so much fascanating items there. It was so amazing and in every aspect of the life in the different years was different in a different way, but my favourite one was this really cool Sphinx. It really looked a like to the real one.

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This is the Natural History Museum. The natural history museum is about the history of animals, plants and the natural world.  This was my favourite museum because it had dinosaurs in there which was really really amazing.  Above is a picture of my favourite dinosaur in the museum, it is called the Triceratops.  it’s really strong and defensive but it’s a herbivore which is a living thing that just eats plants. Hugo thought it was the best thing he had ever seen. 

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This is the Science Mueseum. It was my second favourite museum. Firstly, because it had a lot of extraordinary stuff that human kind had made - how much technology and innovation  had impacted our lives. Secondly, it really made you appreciate how important science is. The museum had a lot of interactive games that made you think like a scientist would.  These were breathtaking.  In the picture above I am standing in front of the Apollo space shuttle. The real deal.