Beach Scenes Part Dois

We’re currently having a cold front here in Rio: Whereas a week and a half ago it was 42 degrees (that’s a sweltering 107.8 degrees fahrenheit for all you Americans), it’s been around 22 degrees (71 degrees F) and rainy this week.  So it’s a good time to reminisce about how summer should be here–although make … More Beach Scenes Part Dois

My Love Affair with Brazil: Beach Me (i.e. Eu Amo a Praia)

So it turns out despite Brazil being one of the top four fastest growing economies in the world, and ish is almost more expensive there than in the U.S., Internet is one thing Brazil has not yet quite mastered.  (Go figure.)  So that’s my lame excuse for not having posted while I was on my … More My Love Affair with Brazil: Beach Me (i.e. Eu Amo a Praia)

Punta del Este: Land of the Beautiful People

So Punta del Este, Uruguay was a trip–into a microcosm of really really attractive people with lots of money.  But it really was great–lots of relaxing beach bumming, wonderfully friendly people, sharing cervezas and pizza until 7am, making friends while hitchhiking (yup!), and looots of exposed butt cheeks (see below photo, if you haven’t already … More Punta del Este: Land of the Beautiful People