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Olá Rio Pomba!

English: Our first day in Rio Romba’s classroom was nice. The presentation was long and informative. During the day was so hot that I had to get up every second for water! The water fountain had amazing cold water. I

Starting a New Adventure: Saturday, January 17, 2015

De manha apos um longo sono acordamos e fomos para o cafe. Hora de conversar sobre os acontecidos a noite passada. Ja alimentados fomos caminhando para um canhoeira perto da Casa Centro. Um lugar muito bonito e reservado, onde nadamos

H E L L O G L O B A L W A R M I N G !!

Greetings, Today was a great day filled with bountiful information. The day commenced with all the students taking a trip to a new house that Leandro, a professor in the Iracambi rain forest, specializing in animal biology, is building for

A Day of Trekking

Today we put our endurance, teamwork, and strength to the test as we went trekking for over 10 miles. We trekked from outside of Iracambi through the Serra Do Brigadeit Park. The sun was shining bright and we were all

Açai Day!

Today as we embarked on our journey with the Brazilian students, the word of the day was “Acai”. Our instructor, Kyvia Lugate gave us an in-depth introduction on the Acai palm tree and its influence on the Atlantic Rainforest. Kyvia

Welcome back to Iracambi!!!

Today we spent our last few hours in the city. Shalanda and Nikki went to the bakery this morning to get more bread. We then left the city to go pick up our new Brazilian students and bonded over the

Weekend in Juiz de Fora

Its the second day of our cultural filled weekend and the first day without Wagner in Juiz de Fora, because he had important work in Rio. We started our day at noon and eventually explored the city looking for food.

Oi Sexta Festa!

Oi! Today was yet another adventurous day in the Atlantic Rainforest. Of course we all met up at the local eatery for a delicious meal made by Camina and spent a few hours learning more Portuguese. Today we reviewed all

Learning about Iracambi

Day 5 in Iracambi was very … informative. The information that Binka gave was useful for a lifetime and for the forthcoming week of exploring the Atlantic forest. Iracambi forest, where we are currently located, is filled with plants, reptiles,

Using our new found skills

Our trip to Central Plaza AMAZING that’s only the word I can use to describe today’s experience. After our Portuguese class in the morning Wagner Belo informed us that we were going to take a trip to the city, but