A Walk about the City June 1st 2009 Hello friends, I hope this blog finds you in good spirits and good health!
Well, I am back in the swing of urban Rio and recovered from my harsh transition back into urbanity. Luckily, I have been relying on some old friends to help with that: cerveja, surfing and food. The surf at Arpoador has been pretty good the beginning of this week. Monday we saw some big swells pushing through and the ... read more
South America » Brazil » Rio de Janeiro » Rio de Janeiro » Centro 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
About myself? Well, I enjoy Wendell Berry, which tells you something about me. And these are just some of his words, which will tell you more about me:
No individual life is and end in itself. One can live fully only by participating fully in the succession of generations, in death as well as in life. Some would say (and I am one of them) that we can live fully only by making ourselves as answerable to the claims if eternity as to those of time...I am aware how brash this commentary will seem, coming from me... The issue I am attempting to deal with, however, is not knowledge but ignorance... full info