Recife

This weekend I went to Recife to visit my best friends Alex and Lisa in Recife, Pernambuco in the northeast of Brazil. Their kids Max and Zoe were great and so much fun to play with – great kids! We went surfing on Saturday and did some tourism with the kids on Sunday.Recife actually has the oldest Synagogue of the Americas! The Jewish Dutch who were there were eventually kicked out of Recife… they ended up traveling North to the United States and founded a city called New Amsterdam – a.k.a. New York City!! Just imagine if they had stayed … Continue reading “Recife”

The Farm

So… finally updated the blog with some pictures.Went to the farm this weekend in Parana – more specifically in São Pedro do Ivaí.Went to see the Alcohol and Sugar plant – always expanding and interesting to observe.Took many pictures of the farm, the forest reserve, flowers, geese, and the Bonsmara cattle – a South African breed my grandfather started to raise.Here are the pictures – all mixed up – the farm, the Bonsmara and the sugar and ethao plant.Now back in Sao Paulo… back to the concrete jungle.

A little more travelling

Going to Brazil today to see my family and friends after a great but short week in NY.Mark and Yaucha were here and we went for a stroll on the Hudson River Park and then ate some great food at Employees Only on Hudson and Christopher.Feeling a little guilty about not taking pictures every day (and blogging for that matter) since I got back but I guess I needed a break – it was an intense schedule of roaming around finding interesting places to go to and photos to take. I guess since I am living here I take the … Continue reading “A little more travelling”

Münster – sculptures all around the city in September!

It is called the Skulptur Projekte, held every 10 years in Münster, Germany taking place now.This international exhibition invites artists from all over the world to create new work specific for the event. Some pictures here.It is running parallel with the Documenta12 in Kassel, from June 17 to September 30, 2007.