This was the view from the Alcance (Ministry HQ) a few nights ago.
Every season they burn the sugar cane fields to drive out the snakes and clear it out. The actual stalk doesn't burn. So after they burn it they can go in and harvest it a lot easier. But, burning it also hurts the ground and environment a lot.
Dan Downer is traveling to Brazil today to spend a month here. He will be helping with electricity and other things at the 3 Church construction sites. Pray for safe travels and God to use and take care of him while he is here.