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Gisele Bündchen

Gisele Bündchen

Gisele Bündchen is the best role model, there could’ve ever been for all Brazilians. This woman’s attraction is not just from being sexy, she’s attractive because she’s smart. You need-not even like her look, to love her style. This chick oozes attitude and knows how to make good stuff happen. Since 2004, she’s been the […]

Brazilian National Congress by Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Niemeyer

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Niemeyer was schooled at the National School of Fine Arts, and after graduating worked at his father’s typography house, as well as a draftsman for local architectural firms. In the 1930s, he interned with Lúcio Costa, with the pair collaborating on the design for the Palácio Gustavo Capanema in Rio de […]

Garota de Ipanema

The Girl from Ipanema

Brazil enjoys the largest recording industry outside of the United States, so the number of brilliant artists and the wide variety of genres (most people have never heard of), is truly staggering. Perhaps the first time I’d ever hear this beautiful language was by vinyl record, as my father had a huge jazz collection, and […]

Christ on Corcovado mountain, Rio de Janeiro

Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The announcement to award the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to the city of Rio de Janeiro was made by the IOC President Jacques Rogge, on 2nd October 2009 in Copenhagen. It the beginning of a journey of big opportunities and challenges for Rio, and for Brazil. There will be more than 100,000 people involved […]

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 […]

Ayrton Senna

“Champions are made of something they have deep inside of them.  A desire, a dream, a vision.  They must have last minute stamina. They have to be fast. They must have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill”. Ayrton Senna Aryton Senna was the greatest brazilian driver of all time was […]

Burle Marx

Roberto Burle Marx is internationally known as one of the most important landscape architects of the 20th century. An artist of multiple facets, besides being a landscape designer he was also a remarkable painter, sculptor, singer, and jewelry designer, with a sensibility that is shown throughout his work. Born in São Paulo in August 4th, […]