The Nest // Brasil

Perhaps you could think of our family as migratory birds. For a season we have landed in the country of Brazil, in the state of Santa Catarina, on the island of Florianopolis, in the neighborhood of Campeche, right over a sand dune from this magnificent slice of the Atlantic ocean. We feel as if some divine compass turned our sights here, and we willingly followed that desire to birth our babe here on Floripa which is also called “the magic island.”
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Our American Dream // Argentina into Brazil

When we departed in October 2012, we felt part of our journey was a personal reexamination of “the American Dream.” A little white picket fence appeared just standing in the grass along the Atlantic Ocean, it called to us in a simple and profound way.
It also brought to mind this quote from the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso…

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Nomadism: a way of life // Chile into Argentina

Departing the mechanic in Temuco, Chile the engine was purring like it should, given the time, energy and money we have poured into it.
Not far up the road we stopped at the Saltos de Petrohue. Having just missed the last of the summer rush a week earlier, we enjoyed easy access to the horseshoe falls and surrounding swimming holes…

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