Mirassol is anything but urban. Located deep in the country, an hour south of Mato Grosso do Sul, Mirassol is a charming little town, if a bit dusty and far too functional to be quaint. It’s a place of black buzzards and loose dogs, of cows and truck repair, of big families and bigger meals. […]
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Mirassol is a town in the interior of Sao Paulo. The nearest places have impossible names like Votuporonga and Nhandeara. It’s a place where the signs are painted rather than neon, because you don’t need a lighted sign when everything closes at night. Buzzards and loose chickens eye you from the side of the road […]
I met Ruby Subramaniam briefly while she was passing through Brazil, paying her way by doing random acts of art. She is a powerful woman and was gracious enough to allow me to place one of her poems on my space. Do yourself a favor and follow her at http://www.facebook.com/rubysubramaniam.artist Search for God When I […]
Piauí, a monthly Brazilian news magazine, recently published an article about Praça República entitled Boceta de Pandora or “Pandora’s Cunt.” A bit extreme. Praça República isn’t the safest or the nicest place in Sao Paulo, but it’s got more than its solid share of charms: pedestrian only streets, cafes, a vibrant community of African immigrants, […]
Em busca de novos sapatos ontem, eu passei pela famousa Feira das Antiguidades na Praça Benedito Calixto. Comprei os sapatos (New Balance classics) e pensei em seguir para o proximo destino, mas estava armada com camera. Foi impossivel passar sem entrar e capturar algumas cores. Eu virei uma espécie de cowboy, viajando pela sertão da […]