From the category archives:


Belgium – Brazil

June 21, 2012

I did the count for the Belgian taxman: on avareg I have been less than half of the time in Belgium since 2007; a big chunk of those foreign days I’ve spend for work in Brasil. Landed in Belgium yesterday for 10 days. Each time I land it becomes the differences of both countries become […]

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Doing Business in Brasil

June 17, 2012

10 things one should not before starting a business in Brazil View more PowerPoint from Appies

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Southern Sun

October 1, 2011

It was a rough week, ending in a beautiful-open-sky evening, the beginning of hopefully a beautiful summer in Rio. Had a caipirinha with a good friend who decided I needed some soul. Some calls around and we ended up in a beautiful hillside house overlooking Rio with some of the finest music performances I’ve ever […]

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Bob Burnquist

August 22, 2011

Bob Burnquist, one of the most famous Brazilian skateboarders. Last year he became the first skateboarder to land a fakie to fakie 900 on a megaramp. éS Menikmati Part 7 Bob Burnquist from éS Skateboarding on Vimeo.

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Idea for Rio Metro

August 11, 2011
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History of Brazilian capitals: Rio de Janeiro & Brasilia

August 8, 2011

TV Escola made these excellent series about Brazilian a few years ago and now they can be found on Youtube. The world has changed (a lot) since these series were made, nevertheless interesting to watch. Rio de Janeiro: Brasilia:

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Brazilian police using Robocop glasses

April 17, 2011

With the upcoming 2014 Worldcup and 2016 Olympics, the Brazilian police will start using small cameras fitted to glasses that can capture 400 facial images per second and end them to a central computer database storing up to 13 million faces. The system can compare biometric data at 46,000 points on a face and will […]

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