Category Archives: Rio de Janeiro

The Political in the Personal

Political in the Personal Obama’s Visit to Brazil 2011   I understand and support the importance of the personal in the political, as was the political instrument for feminist, gay and indigenous rights movements.  Yet I feel critical when considering … Continue reading

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Lembranças: Brasil de carona

Lembranças: Brasil de carona 2007-2008 Porque… Meu caminho é ida sem volta. A estrada me leva até sempre.. I am confronting some difficulties deciding my plans for a third visit back to Brazil. These dilemmas are the same visa and money … Continue reading

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Uma Saudade do Ritmo Carioca

Rough Guide                      to a Ride in Rio Getting around Rio de Janeiro is nothing of a simple matter. Taxis, Buses, Pedestrians, Motorbikes all whiz hastily through this cities tight, crowded thoroughfares. Add into the mix: an abundance of street … Continue reading

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