Flip Flop Flying

Off to São Paulo

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My last evening here was a good one: getting a little bit tipsy, playing Scrabble with two lovely American lasses, Marta and Nina. I didn’t win any games, though. I internally shuddered – like a true British English pedant – when Marta played the word “flavor” but things evened out when I managed to convince them that quim was a playable word.

The long journey begins now. I’m leaving from Punta Gorda airstrip in about an hour. And tomorrow evening, around 9pm local time, I’ll be in São Paulo; in the southern hemisphere for the first time in my life.

Sometimes it’s nice when the perfect song for the perfect moment pops up on shuffle on the iPod. I dunno why, but this one seemed to fit splendidly, as I packed the last of my clothes into my backpack, and locked the door of my room at Hickatee.

Hopefully, I’ll have a boring tale of a perfect journey to Brazil. But, being the modern world, anything that does go wrong automatically comes attached with the thought-bubble, “at least it’s something to blog about.”

Written by Craig

February 17th, 2008 at 12:40 pm

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  1. hey Craig, Bem Vindo ao Brasil!!
    again, if i can be of any help, reach me!!


    18 Feb 08 at 01:17

  2. there’s a lovely organic restaurant in the Jardins area you should check out, can’t remember what it’s called though…


    18 Feb 08 at 09:13

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