All posts tagged Brazil

A Day in Paraty, Brazil

If you ever find yourself in Brazil you must immediately head to the magical land of Paraty, stay in the hostel called Sereia do Mar for delicious pizza and a live band, and take an all day boat trip out into the crystal clear blue waters of the Atlantic. I spent two days here with three other […]

It’s a Small World After All

Having just met up with a friend from my high school in Buenos Aires here in Campinas, Brazil, I am hit with the feeling that the world seems so small! Our paths diverged after high school graduation last June, I went to WashU in St. Louis, Missouri and Suzi,  went to college in Rio de Janeiro, […]

Life is a Roller Coaster

Looking back, I know that I will find this experience in Brazil to be one of the most memorable Summers of my life. One in which I met a lot of people, learned an entirely new language, and truly learned to live in equilibrium with a foreign country. I am already well into the stage […]

And the Adventures Continue

A quick account of how three WashU students, one American, one Chinese, and one Singaporean, tackled Sao Paulo, Brazil, the largest city in the Americas, for the weekend! Saturday 6.16.12 We woke up around 7am in order to catch a ride to the outskirts of Sao Paulo. Two metro lines and two buses later we […]

Becoming a Lab Rat? I think, YES!

Today was my second day of work in a Chemical Engineering laboratory in UNICAMP, the State University of Campinas, Brazil! On Monday, my first day, I toured the various laboratories run by Professor Telma Franco, to find out more about the specific work she leads in each lab. I have agreed to work in the […]

WashU visits a Modern Wonder of the World

Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Biofuels in Brazil

Below is one of my journal entries from the trip. I think that is the best way to show you what an average day on the International Experience trip resembles. Friday, June 1, 2012 I woke up this morning to breakfast at CPV, the Casa dos Profesores Visitantes or the House for Visiting Professors, on […]

WashU Samba Class in Brazil!

Where’s Tim?

I first spotted Tim, Tim Bartholomew, when I arrived at the Sao Paulo airport in Brazil. He had just gotten off the plane after traveling 33 hours from Denver to St. Louis to Charlotte to Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo and ready to board a bus to the State University of Campinas! Anyway, since I […]

In Brazil!

After a grueling day of travel for the majority of this Summer’s EECE International Experience Class, the group arrived safe and sound in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 24th, ready to begin an adventure. After getting off the airplane, we loaded a bus that took us to Unicamp, University of Campinas in Sao Paulo, where we […]