Cartagena, Aracataca & Macondo

By | 17 de abril de 2017|

Há anos meu escritor favorito é o colombiano Gabriel García Márquez. *For years my favorite writer has been Gabriel García Márquez.

How we went to Cuba

By | 5 de novembro de 2016|

Many people have asked us how we went to Cuba. For Americans it is both alluring and confusing as we were not allowed to go for so long. You're not supposed to just go to Cuba to drink Daiquiris on the beach.

Viñales, Cuba

By | 29 de outubro de 2016|

We arrived in a small town west of Havana called Viñales after a very hot taxi ride with some Spaniards from Barcelona. Before the trip, we spent a couple hours with Lupita, a friend of Simone's, getting soaked in the rain

Cherokee, North Carolina

By | 9 de outubro de 2016|

The Cherokee are Native Americans from the Southeastern United States. They are descendants of the Mound Builders and were one of the five civilized tribes to be forcibly removed to Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) in 1838.

New Haven, Connecticut

By | 20 de setembro de 2016|

In downtown New Haven, Connecticut, while we were pulling out of our parking space, an irate transvestite wound up and enthusiastically flipped someone the bird, one, two, a third time.

Primeira parada: Boston e arredores

By | 13 de setembro de 2016|

Estamos em Boston. Primeira surpresa: foi só sair de Vermont e cruzar para o vizinho do sul, Massachusetts, que encontramos uma estação de rádio em português! E não apenas uma.

A long day | O dia sem fim

By | 11 de setembro de 2016|

I was wrapping a pot with newspaper before putting it in the cabinet when I decided to suggest, half incredulously: Estava embrulhando uma panela com jornal, antes de guardá-la no armário, quando sugeri, meio incrédula: