Part of the Tinharé Archipelago in the south of the state of Bahia in northeastern Brasil, the island of Boipeba easily became one of my favourite places in the country.
Rio de Janeiro, the Wonderful City founded by the Portuguese in 1565 in Brazil's southern Atlantic coast, offers residents and visitors an eclectic mix of natural and urban environments, cultural events, historical architecture, and of course, samba.
As I sit here, looking out of my second-story window in Santa Marta, Colombia, I think about how it's already March and it's a bit late to be recapping the last year of My Nomadic Life in Brazil. But if you've followed my blog longer than a month, you know this is normal behaviour and… Continue reading Best of 2016 Travels / Lo Mejor de Viajes en 2016
I don't know that I've ever felt like a less spontaneous person in my life than the day I found my Israeli friend unpacking his bag in our hostel in Salvador, Brazil, taking out everything he wouldn’t need for Europe but had been essential during his last year in South America. “I found a cheap… Continue reading My Nomadic Life: Life in Motion
Located in Brazil's north-eastern coast, the state of Ceará has a diverse landscape, crossed by mountains and valleys. I sadly didn't explore the interior, but visited some of its beautiful beach towns which are surrounded by large rock outcrops and sand dunes. Canoa Quebrada, a town located about 170 km south of the capital city,… Continue reading Ceará
As my thirtieth birthday approaches, I find myself constantly thinking about time. I think about its role in our lives, how it influences our decisions and our actions; I think about how we try to manoeuvre it, wishing it to bend to our desires; I think about our perception of it when we look back,… Continue reading My Nomadic Life: Parallel Universe
After the Dutch invasion of the region, São Luís, the capital city of the state of Maranhão in Brazil's north-east, was formally founded by the French in 1612 and soon after conquered by the Portuguese.
Belem is located at the mouth of the Tapajos (Amazon) River on Brazil's northern Atlantic coast.
Photographs of my second boat trip in Brazil, from Manaus, in the Amazon, to Belém, on the mouth of the Tapajós River near the Atlantic coast. Read the story of this journey here./Fotografías de mi segundo viaje en barco en Brasil, de Manaus, en el estado de Amazonas, a Belém, en la desembocadura del río… Continue reading Stories That Cross Boundaries: From the Amazon to the Atlantic
I’ve been reading a lot recently about the reality behind popular blog posts and how the lives of travel bloggers in particular are glamourised to get more likes and shares on social media platforms. Of course, it can’t be denied that some bloggers hide some of the truth to spare their followers from having to… Continue reading My Nomadic Life: My Real Life