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Category: Brazil

Dragão do Mar Center

The Arts and Cultural Centre of Fortaleza is named after a well known Brazilian: Francisco José do Nascimento, a fisherman…

Avenue Beira Mar

Fortaleza is a city with beaches that stretch along it’s length — some dirty, some busy, some peaceful, and others…

Recycled Post-it Art

It’s a pickle. Agile projects strive to start fast, to produce working software quickly, and hopefully reduce the amount paperwork…

Fortaleza, Brazil

While Rio de Janeiro is the most popular destination for foreigners in Brazil, Fortaleza in the state of Ceará is…

Wandering Sao Paulo

By now I’m pretty comfortable with wandering the streets of São Paulo. In my wandering I find some interesting things….

Cemiterio da Consolacao

On an appropriately gloomy day, myself, the birds, and cemetery workers wandered the artistic wonder that is the Cemitério da…

Igreja de Santa Cruz das Almas Enforcadas

Close to Sé, in Chinatown, next to the Liberdade Underground Station, is a small church with a big history: Igreja…

Catedral da Se

It’s not the oldest of Catholic churches in Brazil… nor even the most beautiful. However, the Catedral da Sé sits…

Sao Paulo Metro

Did I mention that it was cold in Sao Paulo? As I head into the levels below the city streets…

Um Espresso Solo, Por Favor

Espresso… miraculous espresso. After roughly 24-hours of travel time with no real food or coffee, I finally find espresso and…

Bem-Vindo ao Brasil

It’s my second day in Brazil and I’m whipping through the streets at breakneck speeds with a driver who seems…

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