Brasília, Brazil

Picture a description of Brave New World: A brief reference to the Hatchery itself — a “squat” building of “only thirty-four stories” — also gives a sense of the surrounding landscape, a city, by implication, of lofty heights.  That was the eerie impression I received from Brasília, the capital of Brazil. Founded in 1960, theContinue reading “Brasília, Brazil”

Thought #10: Home

I currently sit in my friends expansive living room with broad windows lined with wooden frames. The windows allow a constant flow of warm natural light and offer a view of the fertile land of Brasilia. There’s a window to my right that is slightly ajar and letting in happy bird tunes carried in byContinue reading “Thought #10: Home”

Cusco, Peru “Do you think if the Spaniards hadn’t destroyed the Inca’s, Peru and South America as a whole, would’ve been a world power?” I asked our tour guide.  He smiled shyly and nodded.  “Definitely. Cusco, the capital of the world,” he answered dreamily as we looked upon the city from up top.