A dreamlike trip to Brazil: On our way to beautiful Paraty

Les couleurs de Paraty Rio is lazily waking up under a nice morning sun on this Sunday, August 3, 2014. The promise of a very pleasant day in the Brazilian winter. It is 8 o’clock. Sport jocks are finishing up the last miles of their morning runs.…

A dreamlike trip to Brazil: Rio from Santa Teresa

Favelas sous le soleil couchant Back from a really interesting day in Niterói, we feel like closing the day on a high note and to that end, we decide to go back to the hill of Santa Teresa to watch the sunset over the city of Rio. Tomorrow we will…

A dreamlike trip to Brazil: the charm of Niterói

Une architecture incroyable dans un paysage phénoménal ! August 2nd, 2014. We are on our way to the Museu de Arte Contemporanea in Niterói, and as we are approaching the famous building, notes from a Jimi Hendrix song are coming to our ears.…

A dreamlike trip to Brazil: Rio de Janeiro from the Pao de Açucar

Le spectacle en haut du Pao de Açucar On this day of August 1st, 2014, the sky is blue, the sun is warm and gentle, and the sand of Copabacana is white and inviting. How can one resist the pleasure of simply lying down and enjoying the moment, the…

A dreamlike trip to Brazil: beach vendors at Copacabana

Le commerce éphémère de Copacabana His name is Paulo. He is 43-years old, and he has been walking up and down the Copacabana beach for 30 years. Paulo sells tee-shirts. Over the years, he has learnt to memorize words and short sentences,…

A dreamlike trip to Brazil: Rio de Janeiro from the Corcovado

Vue sur la Pao de Açucar depuis le Corcovado Rio de Janeiro is a city of many points of view! Climb up to the top of the moors, and you will get a chance to admire the spectacular work of nature and how the city has spread around the picturesque…

A dreamlike trip to Brazil: walking around in Rio de Janeiro

L’art des rues à Santa Teresa We wake up this morning, fully rested and ready for our second day in Rio de Janeiro. Through the clouds, a few sun rays are timidly showing on the horizon. It is not warm enough for a day of sunbathing at the…

A dreamlike trip to Brazil: arriving in Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana vue depuis la punta do Leme July 2014….Brazil….the entire planet lived on Brazilian time for a month during the football world cup. As the event came to its conclusion and the excitement settled down, it seemed like a good time for us…