The Basuros and beaches of Brazil March 19th 2011 Our jaunt to the highlands after leaving Rio was short lived. After deciding we were both too stuffed and bus weary to figure a side trip to nearby Petropolis, we headed back to Rio in heavy traffic on a morning bus, connecting with incredible efficiency and genuine service, to the surf capital, Saquarema. Evidently this place heaves at carnival time and hosts surf carnivals and competitions of in ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Cabo Frio 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
Fast approaching, after 7 years into this blog,is the next trip coming up,
combining work and play.
Heading to Jordan for 9 days first up for an 'active' tour of the country, taking in the south and dead sea region, and north, military activity permitting.
I will then be transferring to Dubai on 26 October for 6 days of intensive education at the World Low back and Pelvic pain congress, to rub shoulders with some experts, enchant a rich Emirati at the gold market, and get as high as I can in one building.
I hit Japan on November 1st for one week thereafter, likely acting as languag... full info