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Forced Solitude

USA | Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018 | Views [178]

As I looked at the sign that indicated the start of a section of the Pacific Crest Trail I could practically hear the Indiana Jones music. I could see my six months training unfolding into this big adventure, me and my fifty pound backpack, all alone ... Read more >

Beach Body

CANADA | Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017 | Views [485]

Beaches in Vancouver can't really be called that. They're more of a collection of thick, gray dust and small rocks bathed by an ocean so cold, the only way to survive a dip is screaming at the top of your lungs for the fifteen seconds you'll manage to ... Read more >

Tags: beach, brazil, canada, immigrant

Four Wheeled View

PANAMA | Sunday, 26 Jun 2016 | Views [284]

Since moving from southeastern Brazil to the West coast of Canada, I have gotten used to long flights on a regular basis. Visiting family and friends in my homeland means at least three flights and around 24 hours of waiting, layovers and air time. ... Read more >

Tags: airport, cab, city, exploring, layover, panama

Maldiving Memories

MALDIVES | Monday, 11 May 2015 | Views [107] | Scholarship Entry

In 2010 I embarked on a journey to the Maldives with my diving group. The logistics was very familiar: we would be staying for a week in a "live aboard", a boat specifically made for divers, where the routine consists of five daily dives with meals inbetween.... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Writing Scholarship

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