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Belo Horizonte Inside/Out: Semana Aberta de Processos

 

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Rastreando a cidade

 

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Almost there!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:30 am – 2:00 pm Hot and sunny On Tuesday, I was less motivated and felt less impressed by the beauties the “contorno” has to offer. My body resents too many planes and too much walking … Continue reading

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Tobogã do “Contorno”

Monday, August 11, 2014 10:30 am – 2 pm Warm and sunny This morning, Tamara and I took a bus to the shopping mall we had visited during our last trip, “Patio Savassi.” While walking towards the intersection and approaching the shopping center, we had … Continue reading

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Savassi: the chic side of “Contorno”

Friday, August 8, 2014 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Hot and sunny We had agreed to meet at 10:00 am with Pedro, a Brazilian guy who works for JA.CA helping out artists in residence, and who will transcribe some of … Continue reading

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Being a nerd can be dangerous

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 1:00pm – 6:00pm Warm and sunny We had a difficult start today. Tamara and I were walking towards Av. Amazonas, in order to catch a bus that could take us to the “Contorno.” While walking Rua … Continue reading

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¡Vamos que se puede! **

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11: 00 am – 1:30 pm Hot and sunny ** Common expression for “Let’s go! We can do it!” At Alfonso Pena, we took bus #9107, which dropped us near Praça Floriano Peixoto, a beautiful park … Continue reading

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¿De quién fue la brillante idea de caminar todo el puto contorno? *

Friday, August 1st, 2014 2:00pm – 6:00pm Hot and sunny * Whose brilliant idea was to walk the damn contorno? After some morning errands, we left the apartment about 2:00 pm and headed out to the train station. Taking the … Continue reading

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Homeless

July 24, 2014 11 am – 1:30 pm Cold and gray Today, we finally reached the “Contorno,” after yesterday’s failed attempt. We had tried to reach the highway by walking across the city center and got distracted along the way. … Continue reading

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Between car repair shops and recycling

July 24, 2014 10 am – 1:30 pm Warm and sunny This morning, we headed towards “Contorno” by taking Alfonso Pena until we reached the “Praça Rodoviária,” in front of the bus terminal, where we had stopped on our last … Continue reading

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