Monthly Archives: January 2012

Fly Favorites: January 2012 + The Fly Brother Whirlwind Winter Tour 2K12

Being deported from Eritrea has never been as compelling as when it happens to Chris Guillebeau. Nicole is the New Black brings a little hot chocolate to Reykjavik. Take the 001 Country Per Year challenge at hip travel emporium Flight … Continue reading

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Happy 458th Birthday, São Paulo

São Paulo dos Campos de Piratininga, founded January 25, 1554. My favorite city on Earth. Please don’t forget to follow me on Twitter @FlyBrother, and “like” me on Facebook! You can subscribe, too!

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War and Travel, Unlikely Allies

Black Americans have actively participated in every war and military skirmish since the United States was first conceived, even as a colony. But it was during the Spanish-American War in 1898 that black soldiers first had the opportunity to leave … Continue reading

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Greetings from (Warm, Sunny) Florida

While I’m home with the family recharging the ol’ batteries with barbecue and sweet tea, will be undergoing some minor site upgrades. Subscribers might see a few old posts pop up in their feeds over the weekend, but don’t … Continue reading

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New Years Eve in Rio … and Around the World

It’s 2012, folk! While many of you spent New Years Eve in the frigid climes of Europe or North America, I was getting my hot-and-sweaty on in Rio de Janeiro. 😉 True, it rained most of the weekend, and the … Continue reading

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(Samba) School’s in Session

With just over a month left before Carnival, the samba schools are getting into the groove with twice-weekly practices in preparation for the main event – a 14-contestant competition of beads, beats, and booty-shaking to see whose themed samba presentation … Continue reading

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Happy New Year ● Feliz Ano Novo ● Feliz Año Nuevo

Many, many thanks to you, readers, for keeping me motivated through the last twelve months. Here’s to another amazing circuit around the sun! Please don’t forget to follow me on Twitter @FlyBrother, and “like” me on Facebook!

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