There's really not much to say as the pictures speak for themselves but I will add that it was a very rainy day with cloud coming in and moving away at speed which lent a fabulous mood to the views. Setting off to the first level. About to head for the top Glancing back thinking … Continue reading Sugarloaf Aerials (Rio left overs)
A brief backtrack to note that we arrived in Fortaleza late Friday night... To wake up to these views from our hotel. Note that the pool doesn't belong to the hotel, ours is on the roof! Balcony view. And this is from the roof top area... A walk round the bay today led to a … Continue reading Fortaleza Feel
Forgot to mention we also got a great welcome at the airport. After 18 hours of total travel this was enough to raise a smile. Fuleco the tournament mascot.
England's first game of the tournament and I'll be in the air (flying...not superman-esque obviously) so it's fingers crossed for the team and that there's not too much rioting back home depending how things go! Putting out positive thoughts that the players will give a good account of themselves and there's minimal carping in the press. … Continue reading England and Me on Deck
Destination: Brazil for three weeks from June 14th through July 7th. That's the plan though it does run a little deeper than that. Schedule: The itinerary has us taking in four cities, eight matches and as much of everything else along the way that time will permit. Group: The tour party is made up of myself and a … Continue reading The Plan…
Todays the day, the culmination of years of preparation by people all round the world and especially the Brazilian hosts. The tournament kicks off with Brazil vs Croatia in Sao Paulo. There's been some unrest lately and threats of disruption due to some relevant concerns about whether the money assigned for the tournament could have been … Continue reading The Big Kick Off
Where am I OK, I'm all over the shop this week. I've been sick for ten days and what I had planned to get done, in the last two weeks before the trip, I'm now racing to finish. I'm trying not to do the headless chicken thing (Squirrel) but there's so many thoughts/tasks racing round my head … Continue reading Excitement and Butterflies
It's been a while since I've been on a trip but, after a year of waiting and planning, I'm a couple of weeks away from going to Brazil for the World Cup (hence the current header picture for the site). This is two life wishes in one strike, see some of South America and attend a … Continue reading Ramping up