365 Photo Project – Week 12

Through the Metro

Going down, down, down to the metro platform

It’s been a week of waiting. A week of nothing planned. A week of staying home and avoiding the cold except for two much needed days out to have lunch with friends.

Next week is a big one though. A day trip to London to pick up my passport, and a flight to Sao Paulo to go apartment hunting. We’ll stay there for a month or two and hope to find a place we can call home for the next couple of years. A home base from where we can see more of the country and explore parts of South America we didn’t have a chance to see last time.

Through-080

The mystery of the house behind this door is killing me

 

I’ll miss these very English places I’ve gotten used to. The Metro, the hedges, the very clean and well stocked grocery stores.

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Oh, wide aisles, spotless floors and well-stocked shelves. How I will miss you.

 

I would say I’ll miss speaking English, but I don’t think it will change much from what I’m dealing with now. Brian and I speak a mix of English and Portuguese at home, and when I’m out in public the locals can’t understand my American accent and I can’t understand their Geordie accents. The only difference in Brazil will be the base language, the misunderstandings will be the same.

I’m ready for it though. Bring on the next chapter!

What are you getting ready for this week?

Add your link below to your favorite photo of the week. Did you shoot something you would miss if you had to leave it behind? Did you even think about that when you took the photo?

 

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Can’t wait to see what you would hate to leave behind.

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18 Responses to 365 Photo Project – Week 12

  1. Joanne Blunt March 24, 2013 at 5:43 pm #

    That door is very intriguing. I love the angle of the escalator shot. It’s very effective. Good luck with finding an apartment, it all sounds so exciting.
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  2. Coombemill - Fiona March 24, 2013 at 6:55 pm #

    I think you should investigate the house behind the door before you leave the UK. What an exciting chapter you are about to embark on in your lives – good luck.
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    • akil3655
      Twitter: kiltandacamera
      March 24, 2013 at 8:57 pm #

      Fiona, I wish I could check out the house! It’s surrounded on all sides and I can’t see through the hedge without looking like creepy stalker lady. Gah!
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  3. Jackie March 24, 2013 at 8:11 pm #

    Love the door! i wish I was heading somewhere like South america, however, I can’t complain as we have been away from Toronto since November and are beginning our journey back home tomorrow. We will meander across the States and stop when we fancy. We are already planning our travels for the rest of the year and have next winter almost worked out!!
    Safe travels!
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    • akil3655
      Twitter: kiltandacamera
      March 24, 2013 at 8:59 pm #

      No, Jackie, you aren’t allowed to complain! I love your plans, and hope you have a fantastic trip home. Driving across the States has been one of my favorite ways and places to travel! Best of luck with the journey. :)
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  4. fivegoblogging March 24, 2013 at 11:00 pm #

    That metro shot is enough to give you vertigo.
    Good luck on the next chapter of your adventure :-)
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    • akil3655
      Twitter: kiltandacamera
      March 27, 2013 at 12:11 am #

      Thanks. :)
      For some reason, I always like the view down a really long escalator. It sort of feels more like a ride.
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  5. Carol L McKenna March 25, 2013 at 12:31 pm #

    Love door with ivy around and excellent photography ~ life sounds exciting for you both ~ Enjoy ^_^
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    • akil3655
      Twitter: kiltandacamera
      March 27, 2013 at 12:12 am #

      Thanks, Carol.
      Yep, it’s a good life and full of new adventures but not always easy. Fingers crossed for good luck!
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  6. Emma Wright
    Twitter: meganbenmummy
    March 25, 2013 at 9:45 pm #

    I need to know what’s behind the door! Great pic x
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  7. Boom & Gary March 25, 2013 at 9:46 pm #

    Wow that door is fascinating!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.
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  8. island wonder March 25, 2013 at 10:05 pm #

    Good luck! Love the door!

  9. Molly March 26, 2013 at 10:56 am #

    Wow sounds like you are heading off for an amazing adventure. I am a little bit envious!

    Mollyxxx
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  10. Linda Kittmer March 26, 2013 at 1:01 pm #

    I love that beautiful door and agree that it would be fun to see what lays beyond…
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  11. Patrice
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    March 26, 2013 at 11:16 pm #

    Love the perspective in your metro shot!
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  12. Nicki March 27, 2013 at 12:49 am #

    That escalator is quite intimidating – reminds me of the one at Dulles Airport outside of Washington, DC – thing goes forever. Engaging photos.
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  13. Jade @ Tasting Grace March 27, 2013 at 3:33 am #

    Yay for another adventure! Although reading this makes me kind of miss the U.K. on your behalf. Or maybe I miss it too. Either way, safe travels and hope you have a great trip!
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