Posts Tagged ‘Banda de Ipanema’

Originally written on February 17, 2009 Ola! For six months, I’ve been looking forward to going to Rio and spending time on Ipanema Beach. The excitement was so high that a couple of days prior to my leave for South America, I could barely get enough sleep. Yet when I arrived to Rio de Janeiro […]


Originally written on February 14, 2009  Ola todos,    Today after spending some time shopping, A.M., O.G., O.G’s brother F.O., sister-in-law and I went to Banda de Ipanema – a mini carnival procession in the Ipanema neightbourhood of Rio de Janeiro. Cariocas (people from Rio) were getting ready for the next weekend when most of […]


Originally written on March 6, 2006 Ola!!! Here is the second and most likely last email I’m writing from Brazil. Once I read that Brazilians thought that God was one of them. Cariocas went even further by saying that God was ONE of THEM, but I think that if God were Carioca, we would all […]