Thomas Locke Hobbs

Currently near San Francisco
 
My Havaianas


I picked up a pair of the ubiquitous Brazlian flip-flops at the beach for about $4.50. These may still be trendy. I´m not sure. They are, however, very soft & comfortable and I wear them around the house.

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Tanned Thomas
The result of all this sun has been my first tan in 8 years:

Here, for comparison, is how I looked in December:

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Parati, Pt. 3
On our last day in Parati, Marcos and I went to Trinidade, this small hippie beach community fronting three of the most perfect, tropical beaches I have ever seen. I´m rethinking my long-standing aversion to sand & sun.


The whitest boy on the beach.

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Parati Pt. 2
There´s no beach in Parati, so a popular tour is to go out in a schooner around the bay to various secluded beaches with emerald waters.


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Parati, pt. 1
Parati, in the state of Rio, was used as the port to bring gold from Minas Gerais to the crown in Lisbon. Since about 1800 not much has happened here and so there´s a really charming colonial center that is very well preserved. Marcos was visiting from Buenos Aires and wanted to see the coast. I don´t have any commitments so we took off together for three days last week.







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photo of thomas locke hobbs For more about me, please go visit my old geocities page.


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