I'm the first to promote the bootstrapper spirit, but I'm also first to promote intelligent decisions.
And sometimes “crossing that bridge when we come to it,” isn't as free-spirited as it is stupid.
What happens when there's no bridge?
Sure, you can build one. But it may end up costing you significantly more money, energy, time, heartache and headaches than if you had just taken the fucking flight.
Plan on being successful from day one.