Blogger Diary: South America

Take me back to a few beautiful weeks spent exploring parts of South America. To the very tail end of a summer-long trip. 15 countries down, 2 to go: Argentina and Brazil.

Take me back to a time spent wandering through Buenos Aires with sleepy, jet-lagged, yet wide open eyes. To hilariously getting locked in that teeny bathroom of that tiny restaurant after a delicious meal. To gazing in awe at the inexplicable beauty that is Iguassu Falls, staring deeply into the falling water, wondering how it’s all possible… as a butterfly landed gently on my hand, reminding me that there’s a fine line between dreams and reality. Take me back to a time I mistakenly told a local I was pregnant… when I meant to say I was embarrassed. To crystal clear water, to beautiful black sand, to boat parties with incredible live music. To my stay in a Rio de Janiero favela, where families occupy one-room homes and hot water is an ultimate luxury. Take me back to a place where I got to take care of children — with whom I could communicate with nothing more than the language of big smiles and genuine laughter…

Bright window Brazil

Iguassu Falls

Brazil cobblestone

Iguassu Falls

Paratay Brazil

Iguassu Falls

Brazil daycare

Rio favela

Brazil kids

Brazil boat

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Comments

  1. Love this!! I so badly want to travel the world, but for some reason I can’t pull my feet from the ground I stand on. I am however going on a surprise trip to Florida in a few weeks to finally meet my new nephew (he is now 8 months) Happy Monday Brigette!!

  2. I live in Buenos Aires and it really is amazing! The little streets, the big avenue and the people! So loving people drinking mate everywhere! An adventure that worth living.
    Good week ladies!

  3. I want to go back to Buenos Aires so badly. If my husband and I could work there, we would kiss the States goodbye in 2 seconds flat. Not that I dislike it here, but BA is such a marvelous city full of life. Nowhere else can you find the best wine in the world, street dancing, and cheap leather purses within a one block radius. I can’t wait to return.

  4. I believe we have the same soul, Brigette. With every post I feel theā€¦ realness in your writings. Wanna be best friends? xx

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