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The inconvenience of Air France

The inconvenience of Air France

In the afternoon we arrived at Guarulhos, the international airport of Sao Paulo. To our surprise the aircraft had already left without us.

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Rendez-vous in Rio

Rendez-vous in Rio

Apart from the obvious reference to the song by Lustans Lakejer, I found a lot of interesting things in Rio de Janeiro. Maybe the most striking was meeting Jesus on the top of Corcovado. The tall statue is towering above the city on top of a mountain with a marvelous view.

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Passing through Paraty

Passing through Paraty

I crossed the white bridge and entered Paraty, a well-preserved Portuguese colonial town in Brazil’s Costa Verde area. The town was founded in 1597 and colonized a century later.

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The streets of Paraguay

The streets of Paraguay

I used to place Egypt quite high on the paradox list, since the country has are a lot of signs reading “Egypt – the land of peace”, while a stern guard carrying an automatic weapon stands in front of the very sign.

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At the Igauzu waterfalls

At the Igauzu waterfalls

The Iguazu falls are located along the Iguazu River, between the border of Brazil and Argentina. There are over 275 waterfalls at this beautiful site, spread along a three kilometer crescent which claims to be among the most dramatic waterfalls in the world.

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Lost in São Paulo

Lost in São Paulo

We thanked our driver for the ride and got out of the car somewhere in São Paulo. After having a look at our paper map, we walked briskly in a random direction towards what we believed to be civilization.

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Back in Paris

Back in Paris

Paris is one of the great cities on the planet. Even though I’ve been here before, there is always so much to do and experience. Revisit the classics or find new gems, the choice is yours.

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A fistful of haggis

A fistful of haggis

As we drove south from Glasgow, I had many things on my mind for this odyssey through Great Britain all the way down to Brighton. Walk around the lakes of Lake District. Stay in a castle with almost proper plumbing.

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One night in Bangkok

One night in Bangkok

Khao San Road is one of the most infamous streets in Asia. I walked slowly through a hurricane of aggressive street vendors and choking clouds from mystery meat grills, while trying to dodge the crazy tuk-tuk drivers seemingly coming from nowhere.

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Diving at the Similan Islands

Diving at the Similan Islands

The Similan Islands are located in the Andaman Sea, off the west coast of Thailand. There are nine of them and all are covered in dense tropical jungle vegetation, but I’m more interested in the things below the surface.

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