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MEXICO CITY, MEXICO

Posted by Couch Hoppers on June 21, 2011 at 6:54 PM Comments comments (0)

DAY 1


Filmmakers Tyjon and UK board the plane to Mexico City, Mexico. They sit in 1st class and sip Mimosa. The flight attendant behaves strangely. While taking their food order, he falls asleep. The passenger across the aisle mouths the words, "Fu**ing Jerk." The odd behavior doesn't end there. When reading the announcements, the flight attendant pauses after every paragraph; the one-minute alert turns into a ten-minute draining, slurred ...

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DAKAR, SENEGAL

Posted by Couch Hoppers on April 4, 2011 at 4:12 PM Comments comments (1)

Tyjon and UK board the plane, lounge in plush seats, eat fine meals, and converse with strangers. All the lavishness ends when they deplane. Welcome to Dakar, Senegal. They walk through a dilapidated airport and are greeted by an English speaking Senegalese. “How are you my sistahs? Is this your first trip to Dakar?” he questions them. The stranger telephones the host family and he takes them outside in the darkness to greet them.

 

The filmmakers get in a run-do...

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SANTO DOMINGO, DR

Posted by Couch Hoppers on April 4, 2011 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Tyjon and UK travel to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, the oldest European city in the Americas. A tourist recommends a newly renovated, reasonably priced hotel close to the airport and gives them a brochure. A taxi driver greets them in Spanish; they point to the map on the brochure and then jump into the taxi as he heads to the hotel. Tyjon negotiates a reasonable fee with the driver and he agrees, dropping the two women off at their hotel. They check in. They tour the facility. Surprisi...

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