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Day 64 - How no-till soils are different in Brazil

Sao Paolo airport has four terminals. In the hour and a bit I spent trying to find a sim card, some reasonably priced Brazilian currency, and a bus to the Ibis hotel, I visited them all, some more than once. 955 more words


Brazil (1985)

Brazil, why the heck is it even called that? It’s hard to say with a Terry Gilliam film. These movies by Gilliam are always so weird. 138 more words


Exploring Santa Teresa Part II- Morro Das Prazeres

Sunday was the city of Rio de Janeiro’s official 450th anniversary! I spent the day full of Cariocalicious activities. In the morning, I went to my last Ipanema Hippie Fair! 217 more words

Carioca Diary

Paperwork Day 1

We fell asleep around 9pm local time (which is really 7pm according to our bodies, which haven’t adjusted yet)…and woke up around 11:30pm! We were exhausted but could not sleep since we were both so restless from sitting around for so long at the airports and on the flights. 966 more words


Be Anything You Want to Be at Carnival in Rio

Groups of dancing and singing people, dressed as lions, giraffes, eagles, cars, dolphins, flowers, leopards, and African tribal people, and scantily-clad women strutted in unison one after the other to drum beats and the clock, with each group featuring a different color and design that coordinated with the theme of their school float. 1,498 more words


What was I thinking...

At this point in my study abroad experience, I ask myself  “What the heck was I thinking when I signed up for this?”. I am in my second week of class and I am overwhelmed to say the least. 247 more words


ESPERA XIII debut album coming in Abril

“Unexpected Austral Lights”, the debut album from Brazilian band ESPERA XIII will see its release next Abril 22nd. The self-released effort is available on pre-sale and, by doing so, not only you’re helping out the band but you can also get the album on a lower price. 52 more words