Visa Independence Day July 4th 2006 After our wonderful flight on Iberia and a quick dinner, we awoke from an early night somewhat refreshed. In the whirlwind of Europe, we hadn´t given our South American plans much thought, and with Argentina still in the World Cup mix, several contingincies presented themselves. Thus, the first day in Argentina became somewhat about business and errands. However, we decided to walk from office ... read more
South America » Brazil » Paraná » Foz do Iguaçu Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
When we first hooked up in '94, we talked about traveling around the world before we hit 30, the deadline distant and hazy. Now that we can see it all too clearly, we figured we better get in gear. So we set out from Chicago with seven months to traverse the globe and hopefully make it back in one piece. This blog will chronicle our journey.
Dec. '05 - California,
Jan. '06 - NZ / Austrailia (East Coast),
Feb. - SE Asia (From Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City) / Hong Kong,
March - Beijing / Russia (including Trans-Siberian Express) / Scandanavia,
April - Eastern Europe / Mid... full info