Jewel in the heart of Pelourinho… H.Stern

You may be familiar with the Brazilian jewellers H.Stern which has stores located internationally, including world-famous Harrods in Knightsbridge London. If you're a lover of all things beautiful, don't be surprised to find yourself in drawn towards the H.Stern store located in the heart of Salvador's historical district, Pelourinho. Bahia's influence has proudly found its way... Continue Reading →

Chocolate… Like me!

We are all chocolate! Sweet and divine we are, descending from the dirt of the earth, the fruit of life given by Theobroma, food worthy of the gods themselves, our roots in Africa and its vast diaspora, cocooned by a protective shell, our seeds cultivated to be roasted until 'blackened', how our darkness has pathed... Continue Reading →

Carnival da Bahia… Ouro Negro!

If you choose to be in Salvador da Bahia for the 'The biggest street party in the world' as opposed to Rio's world-famous Sambadrome, or any other carnival in Brazil for that matter, there is most probably a reason behind this decision.

Lapa… Stepping Up!

You'll probably recognise these steps from the scenes of Snoop Dog ft Pharell music video - Beautiful... And these steps are just that! The iconic, world-famous Escadaria Selarón steps lie a short stroll from the roman-style arches of Lapa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On a visit you might actually be lucky enough to bump... Continue Reading →

Central Street Success pt6

The streets of Central in Rio de Janeiro is the setting for a new project I've been working on while in Rio. To the left of Central station lies a bustling Afro-Brazilian community, amongst them live and work African immigrants. Many of whom have lived in Brazil for over 10 years and consider Brazil home.... Continue Reading →

Central Street Success pt5

The streets of Central in Rio de Janeiro is the setting for a new project I've been working on while in Rio. To the left of Central station lies a bustling Afro-Brazilian community, amongst them live and work African immigrants. Many of whom have lived in Brazil for over 10 years and consider Brazil home.... Continue Reading →

Central Street Success pt4

The streets of Central in Rio de Janeiro is the setting for a new project I've been working on while in Rio. To the left of Central station lies a bustling Afro-Brazilian community, amongst them live and work African immigrants. Many of whom have lived in Brazil for over 10 years and consider Brazil home.... Continue Reading →

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