With endless natural features, trails, and a relaxed rural vibe, this relatively unknown destination is one we remember most fondly.
We were the first family to stay at the newly constructed Ecolodge at Eco Caminhos. In this video, our family is interviewed about the experience.
Snapshots from our time on the ground observing the Bolsonaro-Lula faceoff.
At Eco Caminhos permaculture farm, we encountered a philosophy of farming and social work that prioritizes variety over scalability.
We are the first guests to stay in Eco Caminhos’ newly-built Eco Lodge, a gorgeous bioconstructed house in the mountains north of Rio de Janeiro.
This is a story about how a simple bureaucratic formality can snowball into a saga of false steps, bad options, and some high stakes cajoling.
Here are our recommendations (with lots of photos!) if you ever decide to travel to this unique, historic town in Brazil.
The amenities we lived without in Brazil show that conserving energy is more about systems than individual choices. Also one thing I wish we had in the States!