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Forum: Brazil
Aug 29, 10, 12:47 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,579
Posted By galeaoguy

they must be getting in one more Wed night game...

they must be getting in one more Wed night game before they shut down

and I arrive on the 9th...

I hope I can get a walk around the grounds and I hope they don't destroy this little park, I...
Forum: Brazil
Aug 24, 10, 3:56 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,579
Posted By galeaoguy

It's not necessarily Central Station, it's the...

It's not necessarily Central Station, it's the trains going out to Zona Norte. There have been instances of mob riots when the service broke down and there are thousands upon thousands of people...
Forum: Brazil
Aug 19, 10, 4:00 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,579
Posted By galeaoguy

Yes, the subway isn't that far from the stadium. ...

Yes, the subway isn't that far from the stadium. It's a great subway, and outside of Rush hour and feriadao (remember Brasil Independence is Sept 7) it won't be too too crowded. By all means, do NOT...
Forum: Brazil
Aug 2, 10, 2:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,946
Posted By galeaoguy

I'm happy to report my wife checked my son's...

I'm happy to report my wife checked my son's Brasilian Passport and it is valid to 2012. We did get it in person at the Consulate in Boston, and if we had not gotten it in person, I guess the...
Forum: Brazil
Aug 1, 10, 8:06 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,946
Posted By galeaoguy

Believe it or not, I got an e mail response on a...

Believe it or not, I got an e mail response on a Sunday night from the Brasilian Consulate -

"IF your son was already registered as a Brazilian citizen (even if being
also a US citizen) and has...
Forum: Brazil
Aug 1, 10, 1:44 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 4,946
Posted By galeaoguy

so, my son who is a US citizen (by birth) and...

so, my son who is a US citizen (by birth) and also a Brasilian passport holder by virtue of his mother being born in Brasil, will need a valid and current Brasilian passport to leave (Rio) in...
Dec 31, 09, 8:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By galeaoguy

I was at the contract lounge for Continental on...

I was at the contract lounge for Continental on the 28th.. It's pretty basic, no shower, no phone, no computers, but at least it was open at 10 PM, whereas the others were not. It was comfortable,...
Nov 30, 09, 6:27 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 6,446
Posted By galeaoguy

Where can this lounge be found? Terminal 1, I...

Where can this lounge be found? Terminal 1, I hope... and please tell me I can get a good cafezinho...
Nov 25, 09, 7:31 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By galeaoguy

I sucked it up and spent the 50K on a return...

I sucked it up and spent the 50K on a return flight (Brasil - USA) after Christmas... It had to be on the 28th (work commitments, I can't stay for Reveillon), which is a week before your trip on the...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Nov 20, 09, 7:17 am
Replies: 12
Views: 6,374
Posted By galeaoguy

I've flown (BOS-IAH-GIG) the last two...

I've flown (BOS-IAH-GIG) the last two Thanksgiving days and it's been fine. It wasn't really "busy", not crowded and not hectic. I think the general moods I encountered were more relaxed.. not...
Nov 18, 09, 5:00 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,318
Posted By galeaoguy

it always makes me wonder if they think they have...

it always makes me wonder if they think they have holes in their security and there is a need to recheck people that have already been screened.
Forum: Argentina
Nov 15, 09, 2:27 pm
Replies: 387
Views: 24,526
Posted By galeaoguy

2 month suspension for this guy.. ...

2 month suspension for this guy..

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iUnKQiKP5qKSFKuQpW6mQ00wNRmgD9C05C4O0

http://oglobo.globo.com/fotos/2009/11/15/15_PVG_maradona.JPG
Nov 3, 09, 4:32 am
Replies: 35
Views: 3,219
Posted By galeaoguy

I had a friend lose his wallet and IDs at Logan...

I had a friend lose his wallet and IDs at Logan (BOS) and he was able (with my help as a temporary contact while he was in transit) to get the lost and found to confirm that someone did find his...
Nov 2, 09, 4:40 am
Replies: 180
Views: 13,539
Posted By galeaoguy

Thanks, I checked into this and saw UA RCC is at...

Thanks, I checked into this and saw UA RCC is at GRU... It seems there may be one associatedwith TAP. It's good to know, as I use GRU on occasion...

and my thanks to Channa as well for the...
Nov 1, 09, 7:15 pm
Replies: 180
Views: 13,539
Posted By galeaoguy

this is a little confusing, but I think this is...

this is a little confusing, but I think this is how my trip in Dec stacks up regarding lounge access

I am a CO plat (just turned Plat Oct 15) although the card they just sent says Gold Elite on...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 30, 09, 4:58 am
Replies: 36
Views: 4,031
Posted By galeaoguy

fwiw, My wifes US passport is in her married...

fwiw, My wifes US passport is in her married name, and her Brasilian passport is in her maiden name. She'll travel with a copy of our marriage certificate just in case someone feels compelled to...
Oct 30, 09, 4:34 am
Replies: 153
Views: 17,091
Posted By galeaoguy

Diana enjoyed her ride in 2F ...

Diana enjoyed her ride in 2F

http://www.yesfans.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=19363&d=1255208795
Forum: TravelBuzz
Oct 29, 09, 7:00 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,851
Posted By galeaoguy

I've only taken a very nice 10 hour trip across...

I've only taken a very nice 10 hour trip across the Gulf of Maine from Portland (Maine) to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia....
Oct 26, 09, 7:14 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,237
Posted By galeaoguy

atm, I am at 81,693 EQMs, thanks to a DEQM...

atm, I am at 81,693 EQMs, thanks to a DEQM flight. I have a flight booked for Christmas time (BOS IAH GIG) which would put me at about 95K for the year, but with no motivation to acquire more EQM...
Oct 25, 09, 6:35 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 4,543
Posted By galeaoguy

Fox is listed as one of the channels here ...

Fox is listed as one of the channels here

http://www.continental.com/web/en-US/content/travel/inflight/entertainment/directv/default.aspx

As a Red Sox fan, I say GO PHILLIES!!! ^
Oct 25, 09, 6:35 am
Replies: 70
Views: 4,543
Posted By galeaoguy

I think it's fantastic, and $6 isn't so bad for a...

I think it's fantastic, and $6 isn't so bad for a flight of any length (2 - 3 hrs +)... You buy a drink for $5..

I suppose a pair sitting together can watch on one screen and share the...
Oct 24, 09, 10:09 am
Replies: 5
Views: 5,128
Posted By galeaoguy

Earlier this month I did write CO and received a...

Earlier this month I did write CO and received a nice response 2 or 3 days later. my message and CO's response below

Good Morning,

I just wanted to take a minute to commend one of your...
Forum: Brazil
Oct 23, 09, 5:06 am
Replies: 10
Views: 2,316
Posted By galeaoguy

so well said.. I always follow these principles...

so well said.. I always follow these principles (as taught by my Carioca wife) and have never had a problem in Rio or SP.

While on the subject of safety... Rio has been in the midst of a drug...
Forum: Brazil
Oct 22, 09, 4:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,772
Posted By galeaoguy

I can't speak specifically to Brasil's policy but...

I can't speak specifically to Brasil's policy but I would advise that you bring a copy of your RT flight itinerary, showing your intent to leave.
Oct 22, 09, 4:39 am
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By galeaoguy

I have a friend that was in a similar situation,...

I have a friend that was in a similar situation, staying in an airport hotel (Boston)... What she did was to see about the hotel holding her bag(s) after check out and they agreed. So she had them...
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