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Postcards from Brazil

  • December 27th, 2013 | Travels

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    Maleeha, who handles our social media, recently returned from a trip to Brazil. She shared some of her snapshots from Rio de Janeiro and Trancoso:

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    We began our days in Rio with breakfast at Cafecito, in the charming hillside neighborhood of Santa Teresa.

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    Santa Teresa street art

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    A trip to the beautiful Jardim Botânico

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    Heliconia plants

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    A gondola ride up Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf) to watch the sun set over the city

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    Fog rolling in

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    Inside Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Room, part of the “Endless Obsession” retrospective at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil

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    The installation “I’m Here, but Nothing” featured rooms covered in fluorescent polka dot stickers, which were illuminated by black light

     

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    View of the Atlantic in Trancoso, a beachside town in Bahia

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    Colorful homes and pousadas lining the Quadrado in the town center

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    The Quadrado’s 16th-century church

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    We stayed at the lovely Uxua Casa Hotel. The day’s temperatures and tides were posted daily.

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    Açaí bowls on the beach

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    We quickly fell in love with Bahian design.

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    Many thanks to Maleeha. You can check out more of our staff travels here.

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