Travel Blogs from Curitiba
... when we have downtime.
On Friday (day 22), our wait in Curitiba truly paid off with an interview of one of Brazil's major success stories when it comes to Entrepreneurship. The story of Bematech. A business started by Marcel and his partner while still in University that went through a university incubator, private equity and a few other rounds of funding before going IPO. This ...
... br> Finally we reached the zoo and saw many neat animals. Interestingly the zoo admission was free as is the case for many other cultural attractions within Brazil such as museums and botanical gardens. The reason for this is that in Brazil there is a special cultural tax that all business pay. The proceeds from this tax must be used to promote cultural spaces and events.
... in this reserve we saw a huge cement watch tower and several other animals including one huge Capybara.
The next day we went to visit the Oscar Niemeyer museum which was a huge structure in the shape on an eye that had on display the Escher exhibition. Later that day we went to visit Leaonardo at he offices of Endeavor in Curitiba. The office was located in a huge building sponsored by FINEP and SEBRAE
... decided to **** out so I can’t contact
them about it. But anyway, I was given a ride to the office where I
waited a few hours to meet my lovely host Camila who has been most
accommodating! Anyway time for bed, early start tomorrow, gonna be
heading to the office again to do some work and meet a few more
... too, we’ve managed to figure out that ‘frango’ means chicken so we can at least organise for Rebecca to eat pastries. We’ll often get a coffee and a fresh ‘suco’ or juice, or occasionally get the mythical acai; like we did at a little boutique art cafe in old-town Curitiba. Acai is an amazonian berry, marketed by the likes of Oprah for it’s medicinal effects (not scientifically proven). Either way it’s ...
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