Monthly Archives: October 2018

FROM A RURAL BACKWATER TO THE FASTEST GROWING CITY IN THE WORLD

It was not long after his breakfast meeting with the Mining Company’s new President, Colonel Eduardo Lucas, (BLOG – an old order passes) that the letter terminating his contract with the Company arrived at lunchtime on 8th November. They were … Continue reading

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TWO TREKS OVER TWO SERRAS IN TWO YEARS.

All Souls Day on 2nd November fell on a Tuesday in 1971 and many businesses worked on preceding Saturdays so as to allow employees to have a four day holiday which would include the Monday of 1st November.This was called … Continue reading

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