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Trip: Brazil Travel 07

There are [11] stories from my trip: Brazil Travel 07

Gallery: Carnaval and the beach

BRAZIL | Saturday, 24 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Carnaval and the Beach

BRAZIL | Saturday, 24 Feb 2007 | Views [630]

Carnaval.  Wow.  I have been in Salvador for over a week and had just begun to get used to the mass of people.  There are 2 Carnavals of Salvador:  The historic one located in Pelhourinho that has a band, usually with a full horn section and percussion, ... Read more >

Tags: party time

Valentines Day and Carnaval

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 14 Feb 2007 | Views [651]

I have now had my fill of looking at architecture.  I have been to two colonial towns of extreme wealth with some rock climbing, and a planned, sprawling city from the 70´s.  I have been enjoying my tourism since leaving the farm.  I have spent 2 days ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing

Gallery: Colonial Towns, Brasilia, Etc.

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 13 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

I have left the farm!
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Gallery: Iracambi photos

USA | Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Getting ready for the next leg

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | Views [540] | Comments [2]

I am still at Iracambi.  I am getting ready to depart on Friday morning for the next leg of my adventure.  I will be traveling to a few colonial towns in Minas Gerais and then off to the capital city to make a collaborative contact.  I am filled with ... Read more >

Tags: culture

Gallery: Brazil Photos

BRAZIL | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Rio and Iracambi
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Life at the Farm

BRAZIL | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Views [599] | Comments [2]

I am still at Iracambi, the NGO that is situated in the fragmented Atlantic rainforest above Rio de Janeiro.  Life here is slow.  The mountains and dirt roads make moving around a little hard in the rainy season.  The house I am living in has 4 bedrooms ... Read more >

Tags: the great outdoors

Safe at Iracambi

USA | Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | Views [439] | Comments [2]

I have made it to the farm in Minas Gerais. I am here working on grant applications as much as possible. We are very far away from any civilization and internet access is a little unreliable. The place is beautiful, and when the computers come back online, ... Read more >

Tags: mountains

Chicago to Brazil

BRAZIL | Sunday, 7 Jan 2007 | Views [562]

Well, I knew Chicago weather couldn't be trusted. So, I met the greatest lady on the delayed flight from Knoxville to Chicago. She works in education, Social and Environmental areas, and is affiliated with a few people from the Ministry of Education ... Read more >

Tags: relaxation

Planning the trip

USA | Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | Views [422] | Comments [3]

I depart after the new year for Brazil.  I fly through Chicago, and am currently making alternate plans, if/when I get stuck in the Chicago airport in a blizard.  After that, it is off to the beaches of Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro.  I will be there for 4 ... Read more >

Tags: the planning phase