Island paradise but purgatory on a bike (visiting Ilha de Boipeba) May 21st 2014 My Dad and I woke up early and had breakfast on the beach: not a bad way to start the day! The best thing about getting up early (inBrazil!!!) is that it gives you plenty of time to do nothing for the rest of the day! You’d think that when you’re on a gorgeous Brazilian island, days go by slowly and leisurely. Well, almost… but not entirely for the Chirons on their bikes! We waved a fisherma ... read more
South America » Brazil » Bahia » Morro de São Paulo 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
I am a 36-year old language teacher, currently working in Beijing. I was born in France but China has been my home for many years. I taught French and English in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, for 6 years. I never thought I would stay in China for such a long time but it’s been an amazing experience! Professionally speaking, teaching Chinese students is extremely rewarding. They are so hard-working and eager to learn new things. And then China… there aren’t enough words to describe this intricate (hence fascinating) country.
“China is not to be liked or disliked: i... full info