Photos from Brazil, 2010

 

 

 


From a Carnaval show in Rio

 

 

 


This is a dress. Drag queens of the world, you've been pwned.

 

 

 


Not fire poi, but Flamenco-esque rhythm poi

 

 

 


Rio from Pão de Azucar

 

 

 


Copacabana, Ipanema, and Pão de Azucar from the plane

 

 

 


Leftover gears from the cable car to Pão de Azucar

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


A tiny slice of Rocinha, the biggest favela in Brazil.

 

 

 


Rocinha street drummers

 

 

 


Hug an oil rig!

 

 

 


Ethanol is cheaper than gas. (And it's good ethanol, from sugarcane, not corn.)

 

 

 


The Oscar Niemeyer museum in Curitiba

 

 

 


São Paulo is a megacity, with mega-apartment-complexes to go with it.

 

 

 


At the Butantan venomous snake farm

 

 

 


 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

 


Some of Vila Madalena's graffiti murals. There were entire alleys of this stuff.