Category Archives: Brazil

Wonders of the world – both modern and natural

So the champagne has been drunk, the fireworks have finally died down and 2011 begins properly…well not just yet for me… I managed to delay the return to reality by an extra week which is a good thing since it took … Continue reading

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Tis the season to be jolly…

I think what I will remember most about Christmas and New Year 2010 is the amount of food I ate. Truly good food, but just far too much!!! The eating began the moment I landed in Brasilia on Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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Favelas – The other side of life in Rio

On 27 November 2010 something unprecedented occurred in Rio de Janeiro…the police, along with the special forces and the army raided one of the largest and poorest groups of favelas in the city called ´The German Complex´. Headlines around the … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro – “Cidade Maravilhosa”

So, after exactly 9 months of traveling and living in South America, I had my first lightning bolt of ‘inspiration’ for my future…But it was not the type of awakening I was expecting, I still have no idea what I … Continue reading

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