Metea Valley Girls Water Polo 2017 Sophomores

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Below are the Sophomores on this years Metea Valley High School Girls Water Polo Team.

Metea Valley Girls Water Polo 2017 Freshman

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Below are the Freshman on this years Metea Valley High School Girls Water Polo Team.

Metea Valley Girls Water Polo 2017 Juniors

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Below are the juniors on this years Metea Valley High School Girls Water Polo Team.

Metea Valley Girls Water Polo 2017 Seniors

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Below are the five seniors on this years Metea Valley High School Girls Water Polo Team.

Final day in Rio

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Feb. 25th 2017

On our final day in Rio we had to be off the ship by 9:00 – but our flight did not leave until 10 PM.  We decided to take the long way to the airport offered as a ships tour.  We had viewed many of the locations the day before but only as we drove past them.  Today we got to put feet on the ground..
We viewed a few parade floats as we were leaving the ship.  We stopped a two different beaches and at the big lagoon, spending 15 to 25 min at each stop, before going past the Olympic venues and stopping at a shopping mall.  We had lunch at the mall and then went on to the airport to begin our jury home.

Rio de Janeiro

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Feb. 24th 2017 – After arriving in Rio we took a tour to Christ the Redeemer. After viewing the statue we rode the bus past the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana on our way back to the ship.

6AM Arrival in Rio

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Feb. 24th 2017 –   The images below were taken from our ship as we arrived in the harbor at Rio.

Recife – Brazil

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Feb. 21st 2017 – After another day at see we reached Recife, Brazil which some call the Venice of Brazil. (not even close)  We did a day tour that included a Catamaran ride on the local water ways and a visit to the Casa da Cultura a former prison converted into shops.

 

 

Fortaleza – Brazil

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Feb. 19th 2017 – After two days at sea our ship spent the day in Fortaleza Brazil.   It was Sunday which was good because we didn’t have to deal with the normal bad traffic in the city, but not so good as most everything was closed.  Even the church we visited was locked when we arrived.  The person that was to open the building showed up almost 30 min. late.  The wealthy lived along the beach and in one area just outside of the city.  Everyone else was not so lucky, but the beach was a public area open to the public and used by everyone.  We did notice that in the areas for each of our three stops there was a large police presents.  Made us feel safe for sure but we wondered if it was safe in other areas.  Our tour did not stop at the beach – just drove along the beach so we could see it.  We made three stops. First at the old jail made into tourist shops with a Handicrafts,  second the Jose de Alencar Theater  and the third St. Joseph’s Cathedral. 

Santarem – Brazil

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Feb. 16th 2017 – On our way back down the Amazon River we stopped at Santsarem Brazil. We joined 30 other people on a Maica Lake Nature Cruise and went fishing for piranha (20min) Catch and release.  We didn’t see much of the city but we did see a lot of great animals.