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... basic walk as us. We arrive at the stadium, and it is another impressive architectural feat. The stadium is brand new, created for the World Cup, and looks it. Everything looks clean and modern, as you would expect. We buy some Brahma, of course, and venture to our seats which are not quite as good as the ones in Rio, but only because they are bit higher up.
The stadium is packed with people cheering for ...
... of the population lived on the coastline. Nothing was done until President Kubitschek
decided to go for it in the 50’s, and he decided that this was the place to do
it – crazy really as there was literally nothing here at all, it wasn’t even a
settlement before then. The famous architect Oscar Niemeyer planned the city,
and it was all built and completed in 1,000 days, taking over officially from
Rio as the capital in 1960.
Some of the buildings ...
... were too. Each island is like a stereotypical desert island in the Caribbean Sea, with nothing but sand, palm trees and clear blue sea. They are owned by the Kuna people, an indigenous group in Panama, and I was living in a Kuna community whose traditional way of life is continuing, supported by income from tourism.
Being completely honest, a great deal of my time was spent lying in a hammock but there ...
... through history . It was interesting to note that Niemeyer was a long time member of the communist party and this affiliation prevented him from accepting a professorship at Yale, as well as, the dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design . Both times he was denied a visa . It was also Niemeyer's design that was accepted for the United Nations building in New York,, and he had buildings he designed ...
... about Brasilia. The city was built within 3,5 years, 50 years ago. A crazy project driven by the president Juscelino Kubitschek and the main architect was Oscar Niemeyer. If you see from the sky the city has the shape of an aircraft and the disctrict are wing north, cockpit,... The streets have no name and your address is the number of the block in the district where you live. That's not very lovely. Also, if you drive ...