The announcement that Rio de Janeiro would host the 2016 Olympics represented a happier, more hopeful time than the actual games in this difficult period for the city and Brazil – I’d like to remember it here.
Were it not for this legacy and love, you probably would not be reading this.
Pablo Gunzales, Uproot Andy, Washa Umkhukhu bring some much needed heat.
“The feeling of ‘I wish I was there’ may turn, unexpectedly, to resentment and even rage when you see your friends happily smiling with ridiculous costumes in colorful pictures and you realize you have been using the same ugly sweater since New Yearâ€™s eveâ€” the day your social life in Europe died to be reborn in warmer months.”
“Belo Horizonte became home to charming small art galleries and a flourishing startup scene, also known as San Pedro Valley, which shook things up in the business realm of my old city. So if you have been gentrified out of Berlin or Leipzig is already too cool, that might be a feasible option.”
Dedicated to all the unsung sons (and daughters) of God.