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Spin Rocinha: How a DJ School is Empowering a Rio Favela

Monday, 6 Jan 2014 | Views [6383] | Comments [1] | Video

Rocinha is the largest favela in Brazil with over 250,000 inhabitants and is located in Rio de Janeiro's South Zone between the districts of São Conrado and Gávea. Unlike its wealthy neighbouring districts, Rocinha has experienced decades ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, dj, education, favela, music, rio, rocinha, travel, youth


Deep Inside Rocinha: A Rio Favela Story

Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | Views [5708] | Video

Going to Rio de Janerio for many people means a non-stop party, and while I had a great time of getting amongst the infectious atmosphere of Carnaval, I wanted to discover the other side of Rio that laid up the mountain, inside the Rocinha favela. ... Read more >

Tags: assignment, beaches, brazil, carnaval, culture, festival, film, filmmaking, rio, travel


Pedra do Sal, Birthplace of Samba

Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | Views [4231] | Video

In February 2013, I had the absolute pleasure of travelling to Rio for Carnivale with the winners of World Nomads Travel Film Scholarship . Not only was it a great opportunity to mentor two young aspiring filmmakers, it also gave me the chance to indulge ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, pedro do sal, rio, rio music, rio travel, samba, samba music, world nomads


A Taste of Brazil - Pão de queijo!

Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012 | Views [5709]

I recently experienced Brazilian BBQ – so now a visit to Brazil is on my list! Grilled chorizo, steaks of every kind, beef ribs, BBQ chicken, grilled bocconcini, sweet cinnamon covered pineapple, lamb, pork belly, bacon wrapped chicken skewers, chicken ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, brazilian bbq, connect locally, food, recipe, travel


Memories of Natal - Couchsurfing in North Brazil

Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | Views [4737] | Comments [1]

I remember Natal as a collection of picture postcards – white sand beaches, aquamarine waves, coconuts plummeting from palm trees in the breeze. The sun beating down like a giant fan heater, melting my skin into ripples of sweat beads and the waves ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, brazil, connect locally, couchsurfing, experiences, experiences, natal, south america, travel

 

 

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