Rio de Janeiro / Brazil · 2014 The roofs of the favelas glistened in the evening sun
To me Brazil was...
... arriving on a 48h bus · the notion that Portuguese looks like Spanish but doesn't sound like it · an ethnic blend unique within South America · walking through merciless tropical downpour for hours · a witch and a patrol boat · stunning panoramas and drab close ups in Rio · three-story bunks · favelas glistening in the evening sun · fleeing from the soccer world cup.
What's it gonna be to you?
The city's antagonist was pristine.
Ilha Grande / Brazil · 2014
What an artsy cool kid metropolis; I don't know what fascinated me more - the idea to turn a stair set into a giant work of art or the art itself.
Rio de Janeiro / Brazil · 2014
places / stories
Ilha Grande / Distracting Convenience
outrunning comfort to create memorable moments
Alas, convenience wanted me back in its enclosing walls for the same reasons it always does – for all the wrong reasons, distracting us from the bigger picture...
Rio de Janeiro / No Hard Feelings
distinguishing between place and experience
...our feelings and notions of a place are only as good or bad as our experience there. My harshest criticism towards many travelers and especially the ones armed with blogs – that they don’t distinguish between a place and their experience there...
Raw Patagonian horizons stretching all the way to rough coastlines in Newfoundland and an abundance of wilderness wonders in-between: from azure glaciers, psychedelic lagoons and altitude canyons to ash-spewing volcanoes, jungle greens and soaring falls. see more