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My best and worst moment came together- an ash cloud story. Instead of a flight from London to Rio and then Belem (Brazil) I took Eurostar to Paris, to find CDG closed, then TGV to Toulouse- to discover my Easyjet flight to Madrid (to catch a Madrid- Rio flight) was cancelled, then found out the alternative IB flight to Barcelona with a connection to Madrid was also cancelled. So I got on the only flight leaving TLS, to Montreal (!) A night there, then an early flight to Miami, followed by a flight to Aruba, then on to Paramaribo (Suriname) followed by a flight to Belem, where I arrived….. having missed my expedition cruise ship by three hours. So I then had to charter a Cessna the following day to fly up the Amazon, land at an airstrip close to the ship where i was picked up by Zodiac and begin my holiday…

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