Also interesting : the comments of the people, that come at the end of the articles.
And I'm sure that few of those people have seen the core of the area destroyed last year. You can drive along the new highway for more than 30 miles, through a deserted area, and see nothing but endless burnt eucalyptus ... images I've never seen anywhere in the media.
posted on 07/26/2004 11:40:09 AM PDT
posted on 07/26/2004 11:50:17 AM PDT
("John Kerry changes positions more often than a Nevada prostitute.")
To: Domestic Church; narses
posted on 07/26/2004 11:52:30 AM PDT
(Our Lady of Sorrows, pray for us.)
I drove through Yellowstone a year after the big burn and did not see as much devastation as you are describing.
Is this a repeat of last year ?
posted on 07/26/2004 12:03:01 PM PDT
We never get to hear about our least valuable forests.
The deciduous always get preference. It's blatantly racist.
posted on 07/26/2004 12:03:13 PM PDT
Had yesterday been lived moments of panic in the auto-road of the North when some conductors? without any present authority at the first moment? they had risked to invert the march to escape to the flames that galgaram the set of wheels zone.
I was following this until they got to that galgaram business.
Btw, during the peninsular campaign the Brits burned half of Portugal to keep Napoleon far away from Lisbon. The Alentejo is magnificent but the definition of a tinderbox.
A resident flees from a forest fire in the town of Malhao in the southern Portuguese province of Algarve, July 28, 2004.
A man splashes water over his harvest of cork as he tries to save it from the forest fire
Firefighters watch as a helicopter drops water to fight a forest fire
A lone man tries to fight a forest fire early morning in Boticas, Vila Real, northern Portugal, Wednesday, July 28, 2004.
A firefighting plane drops water over a raging forest fire in Sao Bernabe, south of Portugal.
A raging forest fire is set to engulf houses in Sao Bernabe, south of Portugal
A fireman drags a water hose as he fights a forest fire in Mafra ,30 km (20 miles) north of Lisbon, July 26, 2004.
A fireman watches fire devour a hillside in southern Portugal.
posted on 07/29/2004 11:35:23 AM PDT
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