Blogs in January 1970

Carnival of Hope 1st January 1970

A poor idealist forced to teach in secret, and reluctant to abandon his mother. A determined young woman, desperate to escape the struggles and tragedies of a dangerous Brazilian shantytown. A carnival competition offering hope of a better future...

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The White Rock 1st January 1970

The lost cities of South America have always exercised a powerful hold on the popular imagination. The ruins of the Incas and other pre-Colombian civilisations are scattered over thousands of miles of still largely uncharted territory, particularly in the...

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The Trade Mission 1st January 1970

Imagine your job is to translate for a pair of arrogant technology whizzkids on business in South America. Imagine you are accompanying them on a jaunty boat trip up the river Amazon. Imagine that late one night some foreign...

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Crossfire 1st January 1970

Sara is unexpectedly swept up in a real romantic maelstrom by Nicolas, whom she has only known for under a month. He whisks her away to the family estate in Bolivia shock ingly she discovers his family is involved...

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Spilt Milk 1st January 1970

Centenarian Eulalio Assumpcao has reached the end of his long life. From his modest bed in a Rio public hospital, as his mind falters, he grandly recounts his past to passing nurses, his visiting daughter and the whitewashed ceiling....

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