Knowing the World on Horseback

Knowing the World on Horseback

I started riding horses as a child, on grandparents’ farms in the interior of São Paulo and Minas Gerais, and since then the passion for horses has only grown. For a few years, I was a breeder of Mangalarga horses, and I always loved horseback riding. As...
The Emperor’s Fantastic Lunch

The Emperor’s Fantastic Lunch

Who passes now and then by the Dinarte Garrett Street, the main street in the district of São Luiz do Purunã, in Balsa Nova (PR), I invite you to turn around in time. Imagine: it was 140 years ago! The “arrive” that the people of the village usually...
Have you ever heard of Crioulo Rodeo?

Have you ever heard of Crioulo Rodeo?

“Crioulo Rodeo attracts 100,000 people”. This was a headline publicada by the Folha de Londrina newspaper, on May 1, 1998, about the Crioulo Rodeo held in São Luiz do Purunã. When we stopped to consider that the population of the district is currently around...
Do you know the benefits of reading?

Do you know the benefits of reading?

Why should you read? 1. Improves brain function There are countless researches that prove that reading increases the neural connections, making the brain work better. It’s like doing gymnastics, but for the head! In addition, a research from Emory University,...
Contemplation Tourism: Bird Watching

Contemplation Tourism: Bird Watching

According to the portal Jardim do Mundo: Contemplative tourism is a practice linked to ecotourism and is growing more and more among Brazilians. This modality aims to preserve the environment, while visitors contemplate the most fascinating landscapes. To talk a...
The sky of the city and the sky of the field

The sky of the city and the sky of the field

The pleasure of contemplating the night sky in all its fullness is something that is not accessible to those who live in cities. Only a few celestial bodies with more intense apparent brightness, such as the Moon and the planets, and the more luminous stars, such as...