Sunday, September 19, 2004

Rocinha and Pirate Talk

This is what happens when you are very desperate for a date. Or else very crazy.

Website of the Day- Learn to Talk Like A Pirate

Blog of the Day-Maybe it isnt a blog, but it is falling under the Blog of the Day category. Rocinha. Here is an excerpt from their website telling what it is all about.
And it was fascinating. First off, it was visually intense: the tiny houses and crazy vertical separation from one street to the next made the whole place feel like an ewok village, and ensured that every rooftop had a stunning view of Copacabana beach, Corcovado, and the rest of Rocinha curving up and around the mountain.

And whether or not we were exploiting them, people were very friendly, and little kids ran out of their houses excited to see us. I let them use my camera, and showed them pictures of themselves on the LCD, and they'd laugh and call their friends over.

As we're nearing the bottom of the hill and starting to head home, I was thinking about how much the kids enjoyed using my camera, and wouldn't it be interesting to see what they photographed on their own, if they had their own cameras.

And so The Plan was formed.

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