Category Archives: Av do Contorno

Excursion 9: closing the loop

Friday, August 29, 2014 It was quite a struggle getting up and out today after a very fun but late night. (Exposição “ÁREA DE” de C. L. Salvaro Opening and Arcangelo Cafe.) After a shower, some strong coffee and mini … Continue reading

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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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Excursion 8:

August 26, 2014 I’m guessing it’s about 10:30 am by the time we leave the apt and it already feels like a hot day. We stop for juices next to the bus stop and then take a collective taxi to … 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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Excursion 7: Ups and downs

Monday, August 11, 2014 This pen has served me very well – facilitating so many notes throughout the trip and even helped to write the names of 100 residents of Isidoro (who will likely be evicted from their homes today) … 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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