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Layover in Sao Paulo Airport Hotel and onward Flight to Johannesburg

Layover in Sao Paulo Airport Hotel and onward Flight to Johannesburg

We had a nice 8 hour overnight flight to Sao Paulo on an American Airlines Boeing 777-300 jet from Miami.  We had Business Class seats seats 3D and 3K (2 adjacent aisle seats in the center section of the 1…

Return to South Africa  – the Adventure Begins!

Return to South Africa – the Adventure Begins!

After having such an enjoyable time last year on our AMA Waterways Africa cruise/tour, Steve (DOS) and I are returning to South Africa once again, this time on our own.  Including travel, our nearly three week trip, unlike last year’s…

Happy Fourth of July from Santiago!

Happy Fourth of July from Santiago!

Today is Independence Day back in the United States, and for Steve (DOS) and I it was a leisurely day in Santiago, followed by an overnight trip home.  As a Hyatt Globalist member, we were entitled to a 4pm checkout…

Fourth of July Week in Santiago

Fourth of July Week in Santiago

This year the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday; smack dab in the middle of the week, so it means no work travel for us road warriors.  Iā€™m taking and extra 3 days vacation next week, so I have…

Travel home from Mendoza

Travel home from Mendoza

I’m jumping around a bit from the last post where we were mountain and wine touring in Mendoza, Argentina, but we’ve been quite busy since we got back.  One of the reasons we like going to South America in ‘our’…

Memorial Day Weekend in Mendoza

Memorial Day Weekend in Mendoza

Steve (DOS) and I are currently in Mendoza, Argentina for the Memorial Day Weekend thru Wednesday.  We left on Friday evening, and will be back on Thursday morning. For the quick long weekend, we made sure we had enough luggage…

Time out for Hurricane Irma!

Time out for Hurricane Irma!

It’s Wednesday night as I write this, and Steve (DOS) and I are safely back in Florida after a wonderful Labor Day weekend in Mendoza, Argentina. We were on the go quite a bit touring and dining while we were…

Labor Day weekend in Mendoza!

Labor Day weekend in Mendoza!

For Labor Day Weekend, Steve (DOS) and I are flying back to Mendoza, Argentina for another weekend of visiting the wineries in the Mendoza area.  We went to Mendoza over the July 4th holiday weekend, and had such a good…

Sunday night at Hyatt Orlando Airport

Sunday night at Hyatt Orlando Airport

It’s Sunday night as I write this, and have been quite busy since my last post at The Villages.  I worked remotely from home the last couple weeks, and also used that as a chance to catch up on things…

Miami to London – American Airlines 777 First Class

Miami to London – American Airlines 777 First Class

This blog continues our trip from Orlando to Cape Town, Africa as part of an AMA Waterways Tour and River Cruise. After leaving the Premium Lounge in Miami Terminal E, I headed to the gate.  Steve (DOS) had already headed…