"Travelingis thegreattruelove of mylife.I am loyalandconstant in mylove for travel,in a waynot always beenloyal and constantin relation to my otherpassions...Ilove them.Becausethey're mine.Because theyare exactly, my face"... (extract from the book "Eat,Pray, Love").
About me: Attorney of Law, photographer, investigative, communicative, chatty. I have two citizenships, Brazilian and Italian, but I consider myself a citizen of the world. From Youngwood, I dreamed of knowing the different part of the planet where I lived. With 11 years only, got a backpack and "cut the strings" from home, thinking that could go away with it. Wrong, the first “trip" lasted a few blocks far. I realized that I needed maturity and financial support (through work) to achieve that, so, became the goal of my life:TRAVEL. So, left only the old natural option: grow, study and work.
At school, I always highlighted in geography and general history.I hid in the staff room to stay admiring the Terrestrial Globe. Every those places that were out of my reach, I'm mesmerized. In fact, I spent hours obsessed, looking at pictures of places that I knew would (or at least hoped) meet one day: the pyramids of Egypt, the golden sarcophagus of Tutankhamen, the scorching deserts and savannas of Africa,frozen steppes, the icebergs of the Poles, the oceanic islands in that big world of sea, ah ... Earth how great you are, and the worst: I wanted to hug her.
Every penny I could save was kept for a trip. I even sold my clothes, bags, shoes, and jewelry to keep walking on. I already asked for food in the back of restaurants to save same money and move on. Today a do not have to sell my clothes or ask more for free food (tok, tok, tok) but if I needed surely I would do it again.
My biggest addiction is to write about my travels, so other guys can see the world through my bear eyes. Ambitious? Perhaps, but for whom has traveled to over 220 countries (according to the count of Century Travelers Club), including independent territories, two-Poles over, many years - and wrote more than five thousand (5,000) pages in travel diaries, would be a disturbing selfishness not to share these amazing experiences with those people who also like to travel or know about exotics places. Probably Marco Polo had the same feelings.
Traveling, for me, is the best way to live intensely every single moment as if it was the last one. No matter if you are riding with your backpack or with a fancy "Louis Vuitton ", going with a large budget or with money counted, the important thing is that the memories are unforgettable and these experiences, nobody, absolutely no one can take it from you. Sometimes it is difficult to convince people (mostly parents) that traveling is not burning money. The knowledge acquired during travel is one that cannot be learned in books or school desks.Traveling is an exchange of experience with different cultures, where you, among other things, exercise tolerance, respect get self-confidence. We develop the ability to solve problems, overcome obstacles and deal with the pressure of non-expected situations.