29 hours of travel time to get to Valente. This morning flew to salvador and then 5 hours by bus to Valente. Met with our team. Translators victor 19 and college student studying chemical engineering, highfiva, 22 and studing French and Portuguese. She wants to teach. The team met tonight and Zachary and I are on a team to hit the streets, Mary Lynn is working with Jon and Karen is with Jonathan. Brother mike is doing an interview on a local radio station tomorrow and the fellow that owns the station was at dinner tonight. He asked me to come with mike and I was glad because I was fixin to invite myself. Rain all day but sunny tomorrow with a high near 80. This is a very poor area, I hope to send some pictures but it can't magnitude how horrible the conditions are. Hope to find Internet. All for now. Tomorrow is the big challenge.