Flying to Rio – Day 0

My visa and passport came via FedEx overnight from Travisa the morning of October 7th, just in time to make my 310PM flight out of DEN so that I’d be flying to Rio ASAP. See more about that Visa process here. The only snafu was that my friend Tarek shipped a new mobile phone to my address that he wanted me to take with me to Brazil to deliver to him, and it was supposed to arrive in time, but unfortunately it did not. We checked Amazon later and apparently it arrived around 3PM, so I made a good decision to leave and not wait around for it (because obviously had I waited, I would have missed my flight)….

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