But it's pronounced " hee-ou"!!
Mrs A and I are here enjoying the city and the glorious clusterf"&@k that is LASA.
The line to pick up conference materials for preregistered and prepaid participants was about a kilometer long. The average distance from a conference hotel to the conference site is about an $8 cab ride. It's also weird to hear so much Spanish and English being spoken in this place.
Brazilian Portugese is a beautiful language to hear, but pretty hard to understand, at least for this SSL'er.
Sunday we head inland