Derrick's Got Sh!t Else To Do by Brião Ipanema
Approx. 6,480 words.
Published on November 26, 2012.
Derrick lands in Brazil with four months to burn. More interested in characters than culture, he seeks out the fringe element who lurk on the periphery of the backpacker scene. To each he fills a different void, leading Derrick to experiment with his identity, and wonder whether travel abroad can truly change who we are when the holiday ends.