Michael in Brasil from 30.11.1989 to 8.1.1990

Thursday 30.11.1989

We fly, my ex-wife Maria and my parents for 6 weeks to Brasil.

Outward flight : Geneva (GVA) - London Heathrow (LHR) with British Airways (BA731).
Departure 19:20
Arrival 19:55
I was on seat 24A. Short flight.

London Heathrow (LHR) - Rio de Janeiro (GIG) with British Airways (BA245).
Departure 22:25

Arrival friday 1.12.1989 at 7:45
I was on seat 44D. Good flight.

Transfer to our hotel, the Excelsior Copacabana. We stay 4 nights here.

Tuesday 5.12.1989

Flight : Rio de Janeiro (GIG) - Belo Horizonte (CNF) with Varig (RG458).
Departure 13:45
Arrival 14:45
We visit an uncle of Maria, who's living here with he's family.

Wednesday 6.12.1989

Flight : Belo Horizonte (CNF) - Salvador de Bahia (SSA) with Varig (RG364).
Departure 10:45
Arrival 12:20
Our hotel is the Tropical da Bahia

Saturday 9.12.1989

Flight : Salvador de Bahia (SSA) - Fortaleza (FOR) with Varig (SC270).
Departure 21:10
Arrival 00:05
Our hotel is the Praia Centro

Thursday 12.12.1989

Flight : Fortaleza (FOR) - Manaus (MAO) with Varig (SC302).
Departure 14:15
Arrival 19:15
Our hotel is the Tropical Manaus

Sunday 17.12.1989

Flight : Manaus (MAO) - Brasilia (BSB) with Varig (RG205).
Departure 13:30
Arrival 18:10
Our hotel is the Horsa Nacional

Thursday 19.12.1989

Flight : Brasilia (BSB) - Foz do Iguassu (IGU) via Sao Paolo (GRU) with Varig (RG267 + RG170).
Departure 13:30
Arrival 15:05, then
Departure 15:45
Arrival 17:15
We are landing in Argentina, because they are tarspraying the airport on the brasilian side.
Our hotel is the Tropical das Cataratas

Saturday 23.12.1989

Flight : Foz do Iguassu (IGU) - Belo Horizonte (CNF) via Sao Paolo (GRU) with Varig (RG903 + SC390).
Departure 17:30
Arrival 19:00, then
Departure 22:15
Arrival 23:25

Sunday 7.1.1990

Return flight : Belo Horizonte (CNF) - Rio de Janeiro (GIG) with Varig (RG453).
Departure 11:15
Arrival 12:15

Return flight : Rio de Janeiro (GIG) - London Heathrow (LHR) with British Airways (BA244).
Departure 17:20

Arrival monday 8.1.1990 at 6:10
I was on seat 48G. Good flight. We must wait here 5 hours until our next flight will start.

London Heathrow (LHR) - Geneva (GVA) with British Airways (BA728).
Departure 13:15
Arrival 15:45
I was on seat 22A. Short flight.

The Sugar Loaf

A view on a part of Rio de Janeiro

View on the Beaches of Ipanema from the Corcovado

The Christ

The sugar bread and Copacobana in the fog

The beach of Copacobana seen from the sugar bread

The beach of Praia Branco in the south of Fortaleza

Brasilia, the map of the city (I'ts like an airplane)

Brasilia, his cathedral

The waterfalls of Iguassu

Maria in front of the waterfalls of Iguassu

The dam of Itaipu

The lift of Salvador de Baiha

The church of Bomfim in Salvador de Baiha

A diner at an uncle of Maria

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