São Paulo Fading
Sep04

São Paulo Fading

When I stepped out of the airplane in Miami, my first time back in the states after five weeks almost 5 thousand miles away from Alabama, the wave of humidity in the familiar Southern air greeted me—even though it was only 5am. I was home. Now, I’ve been back in the states for almost as much time as I was gone, and my time in South America’s largest city, São Paulo, Brazil, is beginning to be more and more an abstract memory. There...

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In the Midle of São Paulo
Aug18

In the Midle of São Paulo

If you can learn nothing else from this blog post, know that Sao Paulo, Brazil, is a massive, expansive city. I am far from a city boy, but I cannot imagine anyone being able to gaze at the seemingly endless expanse of this city and be unimpressed. Though Sao Paulo has tall buildings, the city seems to have grown in breath more than height over the years. Disorganized, random, and beautiful, it doesn’t necessarily lack a center...

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Dallas Airport
Jul13

Dallas Airport

So here I am. After months of planning and preparation, I’m an hour into a five hour layover before I set foot oon a 747 bound for Sao Paulo, Brazil. My decision to embark on this adventure has been the culmination of chance, a great history class, and a desire to simply explore the world beyond my very small Alabama bubble. I always knew that studying abroad was part of the education experience I wanted during my time at UA....

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