Sunday, 19 April 2015

Watercolors Of Brazil I



"I need to go to Sao Paulo.",  announced The Husband.
"Awesome. I'm coming with.", I counter-announced.

The day of departure arrived. One hour before I was due to leave my house for the airport I still didn't begin to pack my suitcase.
"Can you please at least attempt to pack? We will miss the flight. What's wrong with you?", asked The Husband.
"I don't know where to start. It's overwhelming."
The Husband rolled his eyes and told me in no uncertain terms that he's going to Brazil with or without me.
"Fine! I'll pack.", I said and placed the first pair of shoes into a massive suitcase.

Naturally, when we finally rocked up to the airport, our check in was closed.
The Husband was looking  at me murderously. Me? I was just grateful that he didn't have any weaponry on him in that particular moment. 
"What do you mean...the check in is closed?",  I asked the airport worker.
"It's closed. You're late."
"BY ONE MINUTE!!!!" 
"TRAFFIC!!! Traffic was really bad.", I begun to lie.
"OK. But you better run!!!", the airport worker bestowed his mercy upon us.
"We also reserved the seats..." I begun, but he stopped me in my tracks..."We gave your seats away. COS YOU WERE LATE!"

 We were stuck with dreaded middle seats.  On a 12 hour flight. 
"Ya, excuse me....I would like to BUY an extra legroom seat.", I asked an air hostess.
"Nah. No can do. You need to do that at the check in or online.", said the air hostess.
"But the check in was closed!!! And the extra legroom seats are empty. Please!", I was desperate.
"NO!"
I wanted to simultaneously scream and punch the air hostess in the face, but I was worried that I would be escorted off the plane and consequently appear in Daily Mail under headline of  "Neurotic bitch from hell air rage passenger punches air hostess!" so I admitted defeat and shuffled back to my seat.
After the jolly 12 hours of me trying to contort my 5'8'' large frame in a variety of awkward positions into a seat meant for midgets we finally arrived to Sao Paulo.
"Yes! We're here! Let's go!! Brazil....lalalalalalalala...lalalalalalalala...Brazil....Brazil...Braziiiiiiil"...I sung. 
Husband just rolled his eyes and started walking ahead so no one can associate him with the crazy lady...aka me.
As I stepped off the plane looking for a non existing exit sign, I noticed a man pointing towards an exit instead.
"Well, that's one way to create employment" I thought to myself and hurried towards the immigration and customs.
Customs decided to single us out for extra control. Big signs were declaring that no foreign plants are allowed to be brought into Brazil.
As an avid watcher of "Nothing To Declare ", I panicked: "Are muffins plant material????", I asked The Husband.
"Are you mental?" he rolled his eyes.
As it turned out muffins were not a plant material and we were allowed into the country.
Sao Paulo was rainy and grey.
"Great. What's the point of leaving London when the weather is just the same on the other side of the world.", I thought.
Actually, it was perfect day for indoor activities...such as eating...and shopping.
"Let's get some money out.", I said.
Little did I know that I will have a minor nervous breakdown trying to find a cash machine that will deem me worthy enough to take my foreign card and cough up some money.
The 1056th machine I tried seemed to be able to cope with foreign cards.
"Yes!!! Money!!!", I announced.
I then looked left, then right, then left, then right again, then left, then behind....
"What ARE you doing???", asked, by now exasperated, Husband.
"Why, only scanning for potential robbers."
He rolled his eyes and pointed to a heavily armed security guard.
"Oh."
I took the money out.
"Let's hit the shops and restaurants!" 
First things first!
 

I wore:
T-shirt: POP Cph (similar here )
Jeans: Mango (here on sale )
Sandals: Schutz (similar here )
Name necklace: oNecklace 

Linking up with Visible Monday














16 comments:

Danika Maia said...

Aw too bad it was a bit of an overcast day that view looks incredible! You look gorgeous as well in all white, so jealous you're in Brazil!

Danika Maia
Bloglovin

Ivana Split said...

baš mi me nasmijala s ovim dogodovštinama s putovanja:) ova bijela kombinacija je odlična, jako mi se sviđaju i sandale...a tek taj pogled:)

Herr Rust said...

I can't stop laughing just picturing the entire situation.
Luv ya

Tina Bradley said...

Brazil sounds fab to me! Lovely all-white ensemble and such fab shoes! T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

meandmr.com said...

I always love your pictures! The white looks so good on you!
Melanie @ meandmr.com

Deniz G said...

You look so chic as always! I'm so jealous of your travels - you have been to some amazing places (:

- Deniz

Maiken said...

oh you and your stories! I love them! I always do. and that white outfit in the middle of the greenery and clouds of Brazil is just perfect. I love it.

Maiken - Part of me

Ivana said...

Obožavam tvoja putešestvja... uvijek me nasmiju do suza! Veselim se nastavku! :)
Što se kombinacije tiče, ženo- izgledaš preHOT (jedna divna hrvatska izvedenica u mome stilu :) u ovome! Bijelo ti stoji predobro... tijelo ti je vau... ma nemam riječi... Brazil ti je baš godio! :*

Patti said...

You're so gorgeous! Love the city shots too. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday, xo.

Mrs C said...

Sao Paulo is in my must visit list and I hope it will happen soon. Looking crisp in this all white and nude look, Kiki!

Jointy&Croissanty said...

Wow! Beautiful place and your outfit is absolutely perfect!

Sybilla said...

nice outfit ;)

Garments Speech said...

You outfit looks lovely and I am in love with the sandals!

Alena & http://garmentsspeech.blogspot.com

Alice Warren said...

Hope you are having a great time on you holiday! Glad you made it on the flight!

Alice
www.happinessatmidlife.com

Hope to see you for TBT Fashion link up.

ginger said...

Hahaha, krvav ti je husband, baš kao i ti :D <3

Chantelle said...

Love that outfit.

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