A Look Inside Ipanema

A Look Inside Ipanema

By Julia Melim Ipanema has always been a synonym of sun, beach, hot weather and beautiful people. The neighborhood actually conforms to the stereotype, showing that Ipanema has a lot to offer. For the Brazilians who live outside of Brazil, it is a given that Ipanema...
Yoga and Windsurf in Maui

Yoga and Windsurf in Maui

By Camila Pagliuca I was floating on the air. It’s how I felt when I left the class. With the sensation I didn’t have to do anything else that day. Even my desire for sailing was satisfied. I drank a bottle of water very slowly, looking at the cars passing by,...
O Parque Estadual do Alto da Ribeira

O Parque Estadual do Alto da Ribeira

By Lindenberg Junior  Do desejo e da obstinação de dois homens, Pedro Comércio e José Guimarães Passos, respectivamente topógrafo e engenheiro, nasceu o PETAR. Sertanistas e naturalistas que eram, não poderiam ver tanta beleza esmagada em nome do progresso. Em maio de...
The “Lençóis Maranhenses”

The “Lençóis Maranhenses”

By Lindenberg Junior The 50th Anniversary Swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated included 18 pages with bombshell models Bregje Heinen, Natasha Barnard and Anne V in Brazil. The location was dunes & lakes of rare beauty: the “Lençóis Maranhenses” – a 600 square-mile...
Brazil, the New Destination of Immigrants

Brazil, the New Destination of Immigrants

By Debora Siva Brazil is, once again, a country of immigrants. According to official data released by the Brazilian Department of Justice, the number of documented foreigners living in Brazil climbed 50% in only six months, from 961,867 (December of 2010) to almost...