|Our hiatus to Brasil to avoid the cold weather is ending soon. I will be leaving with mixed emotions. I am now having a love affair with two countries (how fortunate).
My treasured banana tree will be yielding bananas while I'm in the USA. The papays will ripen in 2-3 months-- Lina's sisters will enjoy.
On the 24Th we board Tam flight jj3841 to Brasilia--then flight jj3583 to Sao Paulo. These flights take us over three and a half south nearly 2000 miles further from the USA. Arriving in Sao Paulo at 9:20 PM, we will have until 11.55 to clear customs.. After clearance its off to Miami-- flight time eight plus hours. Miami at 7:05 am on the 25Th. Two flights today -- first to DC-- second to Buffalo, NY--Arriving at 6:20 PM . Will be off-line March 23-til April 1.