For many years I have dreamt of seeing the Amazon rainforest. When I was assigned to teach English in Manaus, the gateway city to the Amazon, with a Denver based non-profit, US-Brazil Connect, I could not wait to start planning my adventure to the Amazon. Continue reading In Search of an Unforgettable Amazon Rainforest Experience?
Last night I had the honor of sharing my experience in Brazil as a means of paying it forward … Continue reading “Be The Change That You Wish to See in the World” – is not just a statement
Every now and then life affords us opportunities that could never possibly be recreated, retold or even fathomable. It is … Continue reading “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”
Heading into my last week in Brazil I am overwhelmed with feelings of gratitude, happiness, joy and sadness. The past … Continue reading Bittersweet last moments
Now being in Brazil for almost three weeks, I have taken in many of the sights, sounds, smells and culture. … Continue reading The US Could Take a Lesson from Brazil
A fellow and a partner that I am working with and living with in Brazil shared these thoughts with me, … Continue reading Beautiful words about Brazil (By:Mateo Hajek)
Oi everyone! I apologize that it has taken me a week to get started on the blog. It has been … Continue reading My first week with my students in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil!