Posts made in February, 2014

The Girls Of Ipanema

The Girls Of Ipanema

We’ve been spending a lot of time in Ipanema, watching the world become, as Tom Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes once said, more beautiful “because of love.” Their collaboration, “Garota de Ipanema” (“The Girl from Ipanema”) introduced the world to bossa nova and was the embodiment of saudade, the Portuguese term meaning something like yearning, or a deep...

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Rio: Lulu’s Day At The Beach

Rio: Lulu’s Day At The Beach

Rio de Janeiro may not be the first place that comes to mind when considering a holiday with a 7 month-old baby, but we like a challenge. So far, it’s been paying off. We’re staying just a few blocks away from the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana and Lulu is adjusting well from the harsh cold of Edmonton. For her first day at the beach we packed a PeaPod for her to take shelter in....

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