By now, he's high on strong Brazillian coffee, but delving into his pack he withdraws his universal charger. He fiddles for a bit and then gets that sinking feeling. He can't see the appropriate setting for local power socket.
He starts to play with the plug like a Rubik's cube. He was getting worried that he would have to buy yet another power adapter. Finally he recognises a setting he hadn't tried. Voila! One of the phones is now on charge.