We returned to the USA in 2021 because of the expiration of our Brazilian paperwork. COVID complicated many things, including the closure of land borders in South America. The last update featured the story that we had shipped two humans, two dogs and four suitcases out of Brazil and into USA. You can read about … More Returned to the USA- what’s new….
Apparently we were not supposed to ship the truck and camper back to the USA and miss the last five countries in South America. When it came close to time to leave Brazil, she decided she was NOT going on that cargo ship. (read the last post by clicking here- https://slowcarfasthouse.com/2021/09/11/lets-get-out-of-brazil-maybe/ So we had her … More Leaving Brazil, really!
We were in Brazil for well over a year, when we decided to give up! We would put the truck camper on a cargo container ship and send it to the USA. Meanwhile we would pack up the two dogs and fly the four of us to North America. In order for this to happen … More Let’s Get Out Of Brazil, Maybe…….
While we hung out in Southern Brazil (state of Rio do Sul) we realized that we were extremely close to the Uruguay border. We had heard about the pandemic border closures, but we hadn’t see it for ourselves. So what the heck, we packed up the camper and took a trip to check it out. … More While we are in Brazil, let’s see if we can get in to Uruguay.
We first arrived in Brazil back in November. During that time we crossed the Amazon and rode on a sugar barge for DAYS….. (click here to see the story)https://slowcarfasthouse.com/2020/01/08/brazil-the-amazon/ Then we visited Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana and crossed back in to Brazil in January. We explored the northern section of Brazil and had some … More Doing stuff while “stuck” in Brazil