Something we talk about often at my parents home is the state of the world. For one thing my Dad likes to watch the network news, something I abhor but it is his house so what can I do? So I have become privy to a lot of the bad that has happened this summer–the attacks in France, Orlando, how many people are dying by … Continue reading Where is the World Headed?
The scene was long: lines reaching around corners and long blocks. People waited hours and felt it was worthwhile not only to wait to hear Bernie Sanders speak but to show the numbers, irregardless of whether or not they got into Frank Ogawa Plaza.
Salvador is a seaside city north of Rio de Janeiro by 1000 miles in the state of Bahia. It is known for its large Afro-Brazilian population and culture, historical center called the Pelourinho and a Carnaval that is more street then feathers and high heels like in Rio. I visited Salvador to go to Carnaval and it was an amazing. Throughout the week I tried … Continue reading Street Art: Salvador, Brazil
Going to Wynwood Arts District was a street art lovers dream! Art is everywhere! It was really magical. I took the bus from my hostel in South Beach where I was across the water and through some funky neighborhoods which brought up some issues of gentrification for me but still going to Wynwood was pretty awesome. I also visited Wynwood Walls which known of these … Continue reading Wynwood Arts District #streetart Extravaganza
If you ever get a chance to go to Cartagena, Colombia I hope that the street art tour is still happening. It’s done by an artist from Belgium living in Cartagena and it was incredible. I learned a lot about the history of Colombia, current politics in Cartagena and I got insight into the lives of street artists. And I saw incredible art. The tour … Continue reading Street Art Tour: Cartagena, Colombia
Located near Puente de los Suspiros (Bridge of Sighs) in Barranco a neighborhood in Lima apparently a popular spot for Peruvians to go on first dates. Then the path leads to the beach!