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This is the post I have been putting off writing for a number of reasons. One is that it forces me to confront this city through the eyes of what feels like two different people. 1,707 more words

South America

How a Brazilian soccer club campaign saved hundreds of lives

In the state of Recife, soccer is not a sport, it is a religion. When the home team Club Sports Recife plays, much of the state of Pernambuco shuts down as thousands of loyal fans stream to the stadium to worship the players clothed in red, black and yellow. 248 more words

Public Interest Communications

Imaging Brazil 163: Winding Road in Pernambuco, PE (2008)

A personal selection of photographs with their stories in English, Portuguese, and Dutch (scroll down for the Portuguese and Dutch texts).

163. Winding Road / Estrada Sinuosa / Slingerend Pad… 351 more words


Na estrada - Primeiro dia


Escrevo agora diretamente de Paulo Afonso (BA) e, como nunca antes, esse texto será publicado imediatamente e com tamanha atualidade.

Saímos de Jaboatão com um considerável atraso de duas horas, mas nada que nos prejudicasse realmente já que toda a viagem tá bem relax. 100 more words