Kayaking and Sandboarding in Florianopolis

Kayaking and Sandboarding in Florianopolis  |  Florianopolis, Brazil  |  I love outdoor sports, and anywhere I go in the world I go for it… Brazil was no exception. This time Kayaking and Sandboarding… and I was lucky enough to have my friend and colleague, the extraordinaire photographers Jurriaan Teulings to document this moments. He is so such and amazing photographer, that he even makes me look great…. Continue reading Kayaking and Sandboarding in Florianopolis

Sand Boarding in Praia da Joquina Florianopolis

Sand Boarding in Praia da Joquina Florianopolis  |  Florianopolis, Brazil  |  There is a first time in life for everything, they say right, and this time here in Florianopolis, where I have been spending this full week, was the time for Sand Boarding (or should I say SAD Boarding, judging by the videos below). Same as Snow Boarding, but in the warm hemisphere, in between the sand dunes of Praia do Joquina, only minutes away from Lagoa da Conceicao and Praia Mole in Brazil. Only 20 Reales for a full hour of adrenaline, stunning 360 panoramic views, and lots of fun. Continue reading Sand Boarding in Praia da Joquina Florianopolis

GPS Carlos Melia onboard TAM Airlines NYC to Florianopolis


GPS Carlos Melia onboard TAM Airlines NYC to Florianopolis  |  Brazil   |  New adventures, take me to new destinations and continents. This time I crossed all the way from Asia to North America to catch my TAM Airlines flight from New York City to Florianopolis (see video above). Still in transit at Rio de Janeiro International Airport, waiting for my connecting flight to my final destination, Florianopolis, where I will be taking part of a Press Trip which will include Florianopolis, my favorite Lagoa da Conceicao, Parrot Island and Ponta dos Ganchos. The second part of my trips is focussed to the 29th IGLTA 2012 Annual Convention, where I will take part of their mentors program and also participate at the Media Trade Show. Continue reading GPS Carlos Melia onboard TAM Airlines NYC to Florianopolis