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Viva Rio

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for Monday, 1/23 comes from Nick Gaudiot. Our day started with a trip to PetroBras , a Brazilian oil company. It was very interesting to see how much of the oil business PetroBras controlled

A View From Above

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our third entry for Sunday, 1/22 comes from Jess MacMillan. Sunday here in Rio turned out to be a sunny and clear day with unlimited possibilities to take in the beauty of the city.  One way

Up In The Air

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our second entry for Sunday, 1/22 comes from Joe Melican.   Sunday was supposed to be our day off.  We could have slept in and spent the whole day relaxing on the beach. But NOT SO

A Brazilian Sunday

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our first entry for Sunday, 1/22 comes from Rob Ruiz. Sunday = leisure. Sunday, in Rio de Janeiro, in the Summer, on a 90 degree day … now that’s a whole different kind of leisure. For

Tamara’s Take

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our second entry for Friday, 1/20 comes from Tamara Stone.   Today was an early start for us as it was our transfer day from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro.  On our way we had

Adeus San Paolo, Olá Rio

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for Friday, 1/20 comes from Kim Bowman. On our last morning in San Paulo, we woke before sunrise to board a bus for our drive to Rio de Janeiro and a corporate visit at

Kimberly’s Take

January 25, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our second entry for Thursday, 1/19 comes from Kimberly Taing. The day started off with a visit to UNICA, a representative for sugarcane mills. Before the presentation by Luana, I was not too informed about ethanol and

Day 2 – Churrascaria

January 19, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our entry for Wednesday, 1/18 comes from Mindie Te. How could one come to Brazil without trying Brazilian BBQ – Churrascaria ?  The adventurous bunch took up the tour guide’s recommendation and went to Vento Haragano . 

Day 1 – Arrival

January 18, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our first entry comes from Ashley Schainuck. Finally getting off the plane, I was very excited to get into Brazil.  Lost and a little confused in the Portuguese-speaking country, I tried to use my Spanish to get me around

Brazil Travel Course 2012: Day 1 – Arrival

January 18, 2012 by | Student Voice

Each day our students will blog about some of their experiences on the Brazil Travel Course.  Our first entry comes from Ashley Schainuck. Finally getting off the plane, I was very excited to get into Brazil.  Lost and a little confused in the Portuguese-speaking country, I tried to use my Spanish to get me around

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