The importance of Social Control in developing countries


During our second day in Ilhabela we visited the Instituto Ilhabela Sustentavel. The institute is a non-profit organisation which mission is « To promote the participation and organization of civil society in the planning, implementation and monitoring of actions for sustainable development of Ilhabela.

We met with key members of the organisation who deeply explained the political […]

On the way to the Amazonas

The Amazonas has always been a region of the world that fascinated people, attracting the most strong-headed explorers who were and still are seeking mind blowing experiences. And of course adventure. When we think about the Amazon forest, it seems so far and exotic that we don’t really project ourselves there. But there we were, […]

Par |25 juin 2017|Brésil, Participants 2014|0 Commentaire

Caiçara…What is Caiçara?

Before starting the Campus Abroad Brazil, I didn’t even know the word; now there is a lot I can tell you about the word Caiçara.

I will start with the classic definition you would be able to find in Wikipedia or the sorts. Caiçara is a word used to denominate the inhabitants of the traditional communities […]

Bonete: The island of paradise

While being in Brazil, we had the wonderful opportunity to visit the island of Ilhabela, located in the state of São Paulo. This was, by far, my favourite place in all the cities that we visited during the campus. We were lucky enough to be there during the “low season” which is the winter time. […]

Par |24 juin 2017|Participants 2014|0 Commentaire

The Caiçara community of Bonete

During the Campus Abroad in Brazil, we had the chance to visit many different places in this beautiful country. All I have seen was so impressive, especially the island of Ilhabela and a beach called Bonete. That beach is on the other side of the island and the only way to go there is by […]

Par |20 juin 2017|Brésil, Participants 2017|0 Commentaire