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Tijuca National Park, photo by Alberto Peterson

Tijuca National Park

In 1961, Tijuca Forest was declared a National Park and a Brazil Federal Conservation Area. Tijuca Forest is a true oasis within the city of Rio de Janeiro. The preservation of the Tijuca National Park is critical to maintaining quality of life in the city, this is the largest urban forest in the world and […]

Rio de Janeiro bicycle map

Rio de Janeiro Bike Map

I love bicycle riding almost as much as body surfing and swimming in the sea. The beauty to life in Brazil can be enhanced, by enjoying the richness of each moment. My favorite mode of transport and method for chilling-out, is to ride my mountain-bike, along bike paths, under the palms trees, beside the beach. […]

Silicon Palms

I’ve spent too much of my lifetime in pursuit of money, and not enough time in pursuit of beauty. The web design company I founded on 9/9/99 called Silicon Palms has enabled me to learn everything I needed to know about Internet communications and online marketing, as well as provide me with the financial resources […]