Thursday, July 18, 2013

Nov 2012: Flying to Brazil and seeing my first volcano

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I reach Mexico Airport…lovely day.

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And then take off.

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the air is really muggy and smoggy

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peering down at the farmland

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that is one volcano

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really? take a closer look

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Yep, that’s a volcano all right. The chap next to me says that its Popocatépetl. Ok, wow, first view of a volcano.

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then the plane banks, bye bye

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a little lake

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Another peak…

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Its getting to be evening..

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And the plane banks again.

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Another lake but what’s that in the middle?

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A warm blanket of clouds

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What a pretty peak

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with fingers of clouds crossing into the valleys

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that is definitely a volcano

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the valleys are a bit clearer

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the sky is brilliant

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Checking the fingers.

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holes in the clouds

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you missed the S…

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I land in Sao Paulo..

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A dog was in there, whining away…poor girl

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And then this handle comes across, lol, only the handle. travelling light?

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my armed driver collected me..passing the favelas..

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And I have Ms. Rabbit to keep me company in my travels :)

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