Category Archives: you should’ve been there

The stories we tell years after the final whistle sounds.

Brazil 2014, part 9

In this chapter, we almost don’t make it to the final.

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Brazil 2014, part 7

In this episode, we walk around the capital.

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Brazil 2014, part 6

In this episode, a lot of cultural notes, makeup tips, and street hustles.

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Brazil 2014, part 5

In this episode, we’re either at the beach or in traffic.

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Brazil 2014, part 2

Here’s where the story begins: A boring introductory chapter explaining exactly how we managed to plan a month of travel over 7 cities all over a huge country.

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Eu fui! Brazil 2014, part 1

Been home for over a month, so I figure it’s time to write this mess of a tour diary. This will be in chapters by city, so settle in for a whole lotta words. Photos, almost all unlabeled, are here; … Continue reading

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the great fight north

When they announced MLS Cup 2010 would be held in Toronto, Mike and I immediately knew we’d attend even if the Revs weren’t involved. We’ve got non-soccer buddies who live just blocks from BMO Field, and it’s an easy, if … Continue reading

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we went to South Africa: the megapost

If you’ve got the time to kill, here’s the entire 11,000+ word trip report in one gigantic post. It’s the same stuff in the other five South Africa entries, so if you’ve read those, there’s nothing new here–this is just … Continue reading

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we went to South Africa: epilogue

This here’s the post with miscellaneous observations that didn’t fit into the rest of the trip report, or else I forgot to put them in. Half-assed discussion of social issues included.

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we went to South Africa, part 3

When last we left, we’d spent another week in Johannesburg hanging around watching soccer games. Now it’s the time for the third part of the story, in which we decide it’s a good idea to go on safari with, among … Continue reading

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