Greetings from Sao Paulo, which (so far) has been much kinder to me than in previous years. I just walked about a mile uphill to a music store that didn’t have the new Bruce Springsteen album–and so I’m now sat in my hotel room listening to “Midnight Rambler” and downloading Wrecking Ball from the iTunes Store. The trip officially starts in sixteen minutes; this, then, is necessarily a short update, but it’s also the first of what will hopefully be many updates as I traipse about Latin America for the next couple weeks.
As for Rio: it’s one of the best places I’ve ever been. There’s more life in a single block than in most entire cities, and we barely even scraped the surface. I cannot wait to go back.