Tag Archive: rio de janeiro

more fun than a barrel of monkeys…

…try a trashcan full from pao de açucar! the minute i heard there were monkeys here, i was on a mission to capture them on camera. the weather proved to be an obstacle… Continue reading

farming in rio…

…is not quite what this post is about! rather it’s about another retail experience at farm in ipanema. farm is an atelier in the zona sul specializing in modern clothing in vibrant prints… Continue reading

gilson martins’ little shop that could…

…one of the highlights of rio was being able to pop into gilson martins in ipanema! like so many shops in sao paolo, melissa’s for instance, gilson’s follows the trend of bringing the… Continue reading

from cachaça to cuisine…

…the basics. traveling as a pescatarian in south america is a handicap at worst and the ultimate diet plan at best! i know from my previous foray this far south that i’m guaranteed… Continue reading

Welcome to the academia da cachaça…

…where I have to say, I was expecting more of an education. not to say the drinks weren’t good, because they were, but typical of brazilian culture, there was no up-sell! cachaça is… Continue reading

Centro…

…not far from lapa where we went dancing. Yesterday was Pao de acucar and shopping via Leblon. I’ve got great footage of the ascent of the mountains and the native monkeys but alas,… Continue reading

Lagoa rodrigo and Ipanema…

…visiting the lagoa was a dream of mine since my last visit and it did not disappoint. The neighborhood surrounding is exquisite and possibly the most expensive real estate. Ipanema is where all… Continue reading

Happy new year from Ipanema!

Thanks William for house sitting! The weather here is beyond perfect! Tonight will be a HUGE party on the beach with live music, fireworks and offerings to the yoruban sea goddess Yemaja! Will… Continue reading

Checking in from Rio de Janeiro…

…finally arrived after a moderately long flight via no frills copa airlines. We hit the ground running in an effort to stave off jetlag. My partner has never been so after we met… Continue reading

pic of the day…

…the beautiful people of tumbao de malevo. for more pics from brazil and argentina, go here.