Belo Horizonte sits inland and reminded at least one of us of Birmingham (it even comes with its own language accent). It is a planned city, built in the 1890s to provide for the mining community and business that was… Read the rest
I’m curently visiting Brazil. Here are a few photos from Rio. Yes, you are seeing it correctly… no Christ the Redeemer yet.
More pictures follow. For now, here are a few of the less cliched I have.… Read the rest
Aside from travel to travel’s sake, football, food and music, a very fine reason to visit Brazil is architecture and specifically the architecture of Oscar Niemeyer. So, while we were there we thought, “Let’s go to Brasilia”. Oh dear.
Brasilia … Read the rest