Cuba 2017 Video

Sunday, August 29, 2021

I remember traveling. I also remember thinking at the beginning of the pandemic that more time at home might mean more time to catch up on editing the…

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Brazil Gear and Workflow Overview

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Note: This post is way overdue. I usually write these post-trip gear and workflow reviews a couple of months after I get home. I’m writing this in May…

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Brazil Day 11: Back Home

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Back a home after a couple of days to unpack and catch up on sleep … Our Saturday night flight departed São Paolo on-time.  And with a direct…

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Brazil Day 10: São Paolo to DC

Saturday, November 30, 2019

From the São Paolo International Airport … It’s our last day in Brazil, but our flight is not until later tonight so we still have plenty of time…

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Brazil Day 9: Penápolis to São Paolo

Friday, November 29, 2019

From São Paolo … The day starts with breakfast at Maria Helena’s. Everyone is moving slowly after last night’s Thanksgiving feast. I’ve really enjoyed breakfast here. Coffee, a…

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Brazil Day 8: Penápolis Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28, 2019

From John and Lori’s in Penápolis … It’s Thanksgiving day! Donna and I begin the day with a Turkey Trot. There isn’t a 5k here and if there…

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Brazil Day 7: Penápolis

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

From the poolside kiosk at Maria Helena’s … Today we took it easy. Donna, John, and Juliana did a couple of shopping trips with John and Lori. I…

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Brazil Day 6: Exploring Penápolis

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

From the kiosk at Maria Helena’s in Penápolis … After a full day of activity yesterday, it’s a late start today. We begin with a trip to the…

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Brazil Day 5: Penápolis

Monday, November 25, 2019

From Maria Helena’s in Penápolis … The day starts with a traditional Brazilian breakfast – a French roll with requeijão cream cheese or butter and coffee. A pleasant…

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Brazil Day 4: Rio de Janeiro to Penápolis

Sunday, November 24, 2019

From Maria Helena’s in Penápolis … It’s a transfer day. We’re leaving Rio de Janeiro and heading to Penápolis. We check out of our hotel at 7a and…

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Brazil Day 3: Rio de Janeiro

Saturday, November 23, 2019

From the Executive Lounge of the JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro … It’s an early start but we’re catching up after yesterday’s travel delay. We meet Marcio,…

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Brazil Day 2: Rio De Janeiro Arrival

Friday, November 22, 2019

From the rooftop bar of the JW Marriott Hotel Rio de Janeiro … We’re here, but today didn’t go quite according to plan. After a 30 minute delay…

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Brazil Day 1: DC to São Paolo

Thursday, November 21, 2019

From Newark Liberty International Airport … So you’re thinking a picture of an apple pie is probably an unusual visual to kick-off a trip to Brazil – but…

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Southeast Asia: Boston to DC

Thursday, March 7, 2019

From home after a couple of days to catch up on sleep and unpack … On Tuesday after a short but restful sleep at the nearby Courtyard Marriott…

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Southeast Asia Day 12: Bangkok to Hong Kong to Boston

Monday, March 4, 2019

Onboard Cathay Pacific flight 812 … I’m up at 6:30a and have breakfast at a nearby Starbucks. It’s Monday morning in Bangkok’s financial district, so there are many…

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