Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is an enormous, sprawling city with lots of stories to tell. Today, he told me stories about his history!
Dr. Neil Turner is a Renaissance Man who has turned his unique talents and skill-set into a master-key that has unlocked far more than most academics and free thinkers can imagine! We dug into his ever-expanding decade-long ethnographic fieldwork in Brazil and, among other things he helped me in my struggle to understand the Racism Vs. Classism debate and debacle that plagues my mind in Brazil. More importantly, he opens up about the other components that fill in his success as a bi-lingual:
The way he breaks down how he explored the country he was interested in is a blueprint for people interested in moving to a new culture! Continue reading
Four stops along the way, from Sao Paulo, Brazil to the Parana River! Open wide->
Clearly, Chef Melanito and Victor Biyouha, the engines that fuel the success of Biyou’Z have figured out what you want in your mouth!
So, You Don’t Like Black Guys?
That’s OK! Go for what you DO want!
Starting in on the second half of the year in Sao Paulo has been wonderful! I’ve grown into my new circle here and been out to see lots of new things. Here are a few of the most conversation worthy places I’ve been over the last few weeks! ~>
First quarter 2015 in Brazil has been a whirlwind! I’ve adjusted to the massive public transportation loggerheads and finally figured out how to navigate the city. Wateef unchained! ->