Brazil: Arrival in Rio

As we land in Rio after an uneventful ten hour flight, I pinch myself to make sure that I am not in some strange dream. If you had told me during my formative years that I would one day visit this corner of the globe, I would have said that you’re talking to the wrong… Continue reading Brazil: Arrival in Rio

Brazil: Missed Connections

I arrive at the airport feeling cautiously optimistic that today’s inclement weather will not adversely affect my impending trip to Brazil. Despite the persistent presence of flurries, there does not appear to be a significant accumulation of snow on the runways. Another hopeful sign is that nearly every flight departing Boston today has done so… Continue reading Brazil: Missed Connections