Tag Archives: Florianópolis

Tribalingua Photo Competition – August/September Results!

11 Oct


by James

Hello again, everyone,

We had so many excellent entries for the second, monthly Tribalingua Photo Competition on the theme “Brazil” that it took two months to go through them all!

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Tribalingua Photo Competition – July Results!

9 Aug

Hello again, everyone,

We had some excellent entries for the first, monthly Tribalingua Photo Competition on the theme “The Beach”!

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Brazilian office video

18 Jan


Welcome to Brazil, Steve!

8 Oct

Gustavo and Steve

Saturday saw the Bravi team and their families get together for a barbecue, some cold beer and ballgames in a relaxing lakeside atmosphere. They were joined by Steve Kierney, recently arrived from UK, who had come to visit the Brazilian teams and see the new office.

Roberta’s dad, Samir, started cooking the ribs at 6am and they were ready by 3pm. “Anything less than nine hours cooking over a log fire is amateurish,” he commented.

Colleagues ate and drank together and the atmosphere was typically Brazilian and friendly (until the girls cheated in the final game of charades) with plenty of volleyball, and even a few monkeys swang through the forest to see what was going on.

“I’m so thrilled to finally have seen a monkey… A real monkey… Not a picturebook monkey, but a proper monkey.” said James Ward, 28 and from Carlisle, “I even gave one of them a piece of cheese-on-toast. He didn’t say much, but when our eyes met, I felt this incredible sensation of togetherness. He was well hairy too.”

Other hilights of the afternoon included Arley splitting his trousers during the volleyball tie-break, Bruna and Priscilla dominating the miming games, Mateus on the guitar and, of course, the fantastic meat. Nice one, folks!

Bravi Hart(mann)

8 Oct

William Wallace wasn’t there to witness it, and Mel Gibson was nowhere to be seen, but there was certainly something Bravi happening in the heart of Brazil this morning.

In the warm spring sunshine Gustavo Hartmann, 36, launched Latin America’s newest enterprise in Florianopolis, Santa Catarina.

“This is a proud day for all of us. It is a landmark moment, and the start of something special. ‘Bravi’ is an Italian word meaning courageous, smart, innovative and motivated. I believe that this team is all of those things and am delighted to be opening this company with people who represent everything that Bravi stands for.”

Breakfast was served to the new members of the Bravi brigade who were also joined by Steve Kierney from UK who will be spending a few days here in southern Brazil.

A little piece of land lost in the sea…

13 Jun

A little piece of land lost in the sea” – says the hymn of Florianópolis. This is the beautiful city where the Hacking4Living office is based. It is an island located in Santa Catarina state, in the south of Brazil. People affectionately call Florianópolis  the Magic Island, but it is more commonly named “Floripa”.

Ilha do Campeche – Famous beaches

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