12. A Rio runs through it July 8th 2007 If you are not one of our family and friends, we would be really interested to know how you found our blog - please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org - many thanks!
(N) Firstly apologies to those expecting Paula to be writing this week; for some reason, she decided that it would not be fun to spend her final couple of nights in Rio on the computer, so I am doing it.
Because we are spending so lon ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
Paula - Here we are fulfilling a long-held dream of travelling the planet. Through our travelblog have fun joining us along the way!
Nick - these are a couple of quotations that I picked up along the way:
"In German, there is a word, Kunstlerschuld, which means "artist's guilt", the emotion a painter feels over his frivolity in a world in which people work in a rut that makes them gloomy. Perhaps there is also a sort of traveler's guilt, from being self-contained, s... full info