Posts tagged "Curitiba"
The view from up here

The view from up here

A photograph much like the one at the top of this post is largely responsible for us changing the route we’d sketched out in advance. We’d planned to ride east from the city of Curitiba to Foz do Iguaçu, then head more or less south to Buenos Aires. But in a Curitiba bike shop about...
Snaps - August 2013

Snaps – August 2013

At the end of each month, we’ll post ten-ish photographs that might help to provide some sort of narrative arc for those of you who’d like to follow our journey. There are many more such amateurish snaps on our Flickr page. July’s photographs, sneakily backdated although we only posted them a couple of days ago,...
Heading south

Heading south

The owner of the lanchonete in Jaraguá do Sul where we stopped for lunch on Saturday was effusive in his praise of Balneário Camboriú, the largest mainland beach resort between the cities of Rio and Porto Alegre. ‘A mini-Copacabana,’ he called it, gesturing excitedly to his nodding colleagues. Riding south towards it the next day...
In Curitiba

In Curitiba

An unpromising security gate opens into a wedge of a courtyard with a tower block view, a giant bicycle fashioned from drainpipes affixed to one high wall. Onwards, a labyrinth of a dozen or more rooms spreadeagles inside and out, into cellar, studio, kitchen, workshop, gallery and so on, full of space and visual surprise:...