Category Archives: Av do Contorno

¿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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Excursion 4: Detours

Friday, Aug 1, 2014 We don’t have much energy and seem to be getting a slow start, after some earlier morning adventures; visiting a doctor for Pilar and eating breakfast at a fancy bakery that reminded me so much of … 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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Excursion 3: Recycling & camera as extension of the eye

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 We have our next excursion today back to Av do Contorno and the recycling plant. We made it precisely to that point yesterday, walked a block and then turned around because Pilar’s leg & back were … 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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Walking along “Contorno”

July 21, 2014 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Warm and sunny Today we did not get lost, since I had downloaded an app of an offline map of Belo Horizonte. When we were losing our direction it was easy to … Continue reading

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Finding “o Contorno”

Friday, July 18, 2014 10:00 am-2:00 pm Warm and sunny This morning, Tamara and I headed towards the “Contorno,” the inner ring of Belo Horizonte. The city was traced at the end of the 1800’s following the typical European grid … Continue reading

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Excursion 2: People make a place

Thursday, July 24, 2014 We didn’t get much sleep last night after hanging out at Sta. Tereza with Steffania, Larissa, Steffania’s sister Morgana and friends.  When we got home there were lots of people in the streets yelling, shouting, honking … Continue reading

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Excursion 1: Stripes!

Monday, July 21, 2014 I wake up early feeling good and manage to have all kinds of adventures before anyone else even wakes up! We have a nice morning stretch with Pilar. Today I do more of an intuitive, whatever … Continue reading

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