Crossing oceans… (part II, the return)

So, here I am, preparing to go back to Paris. And, by preparing, I mean I’m already at the airport in San José where they do offer free WiFi (unlike Barajas).

There was lots of work to do last week: a full schedule of meetings last Monday and Tuesday and after that, a less-full schedule of family to meet until today, as well as a passport to make. I’ll be talking about the passport later this week (or in a couple of weeks, we’ll see) in order to put the “tech” back in my blog. Lire la suite « Crossing oceans… (part II, the return) »

Crossing oceans… (part I)

Oops, I forgot to post this when arriving at Costa Rica. I’ll post now, and you can read everything about me leaving in the next entry 😉

I am sitting on the floor in Barajas airport in Madrid right now. It’s 09:24 local time and the airport is as empty as they get. This entry will not be posted right away though. I have no intention (or the means) to pay 5€ for 30 minutes of wireless Internet access (I’ll talk about this again later.)

I left home today at 4:30 a.m. I know what you’re thinking: does the world actually exist at that time in the morning? Well, apparently it does, and it’s not that bad either. If you want to find a parking spot in Maisons-Alfort (that’s where I live, in case you didn’t know, it’s right outside Paris) apparently 4 o’clock in the morning is the right time to do so… My father (God bless my private driver 😉 ) took me to Orly airport. Lire la suite « Crossing oceans… (part I) »