holy shit… I get to think in English for a minute. Internet here blows goats, big time. retard speed, never free. Hence, no pictures. Even if I were connected to wi-fi… it would take days to upload photos. I’ll try again and hope for better luck later. 2nd day in Colombia… maybe it’s my 3rd… I’m losing track. I’d like to say we walked from...
Just as I sat in my seat and buckled up, the overhead compartment above the row in front started leaking on a lady. Everybody was WTF? The flight attendant got paper towels as a passenger was getting his bag to better seal his water bottle. They asked if that’s ever happened before. Unfazed, she said “oh yeah, but it’s almost always liquor”.
A runway is closed at Portland International Airport after a F-15 fighter jet...– Kate Mather, The Oregonian 12/07/2011 6:47 PM
I was taking pictures of a Boeing 777 paint-ferry leaving Portland one afternoon, and noticed an old man watching the runway, as rapt as I was. Out of the blue, I went over to talk to him, wondering if he was there to see the 777 departure too, but he didn’t know about it, but lit up like a christmas tree. We talked airplanes for a good while, and before I left, he left me his card. Adron...
It’s just under 16 hours before I head out the door on my first foray to South America. I’ll attempt to retain a hold on the English language by maintaining this blog, posting when I can (and where wi-fi is available) throughout my trip. I’ve packed, but will likely re-pack at least one more time. I’ve been goldbricking at the office, and it’s likely I’ll...