Folha de São Paulo, Cotidiano, 4 November 2013
Folha de São Paulo, Cotidiano, 4 November 2013

I have discovered many wonderful blog sites about life here in Brazil. There’s into-the-jungle.weebly.com, akiltandacamera.com, thebookisonthetable.me, markhillary.wordpress.com, and so many more.

One of my favorites is Brazil in My Eyes, by Kristin Dykema Barbieri.

Today, not being lazy but, rather, wishing to share an interesting account with you, I am linking to one of Kristin’s recent posts on what I call “prisoners in the boot,” a strange phenomenon here in Sao Paulo where people who are arrested by the police are put in the trunk of the police cars. No, not in the backseat. In the trunks. I kid you not.

Well, here, let Kristin tell it:

http://brazilinmyeyes.blogspot.com/2013/11/guarda-malas-and-guarda-people-sao-paulo.html