Parallel Worlds

[two pro travel journalists turn amateur bloggers]

The beast that kills with one leap

[words and photograph Mark Eveleigh] I am on my hands and knees on the jungle floor trying to blend in with dozens of white-nosed coatis. All around me the undergrowth … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 5 Comments

Brazil’s lethal backstreet ballet

[words by Mark Eveleigh / photograph © Tatiana Cardeal, The WideAngle] “Just take your time and find your ginga,” Wagner Rocha Gonçalves is telling me. ‘Ginga’ translates as ‘rhythm’ in Portuguese, and this is … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

The world’s fittest beach is…

[words and photograph © Mark Eveleigh] The promenade at Ipanema could almost be a conveyor belt out of some utopian factory dedicated to the creation of the perfect body. From … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Moving mountains in Rio

[words Mark Eveleigh / photograph © Laura Nedel] Vidigal favela is just a cascading huddle of breezeblock and corrugated-iron shanties overlooking the ritzy stretch of beach that is Ipanema and (chicer … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Carnival craziness

[words and photographs © Mark Eveleigh] While the media spotlight shines on the action in Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome, much of the carnival craziness takes place at the blocos – and … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Jumping Rio Carnival with Carmelitas bloco

[words and photographs © Mark Eveleigh] A bishop sits drunkenly on a step, nursing a glass of beer and eying up a body-builder with a red satin dress stretching over … Continue reading

February 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

10 incredible South American experiences

[words Mark Eveleigh / photograph © Steve Davey, The WideAngle] From the steamy Orinoco rainforest to the Antarctic glaciers, from Andean peaks to chalk-white tropical beaches, South America’s seven million square … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 5 Comments

Parallel worlds: When children dream to travel

[words by Narina Exelby and Mark Eveleigh] Almost a decade and two continents apart, a little blonde boy and a little blonde girl dreamt of seeing a world very different … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · 5 Comments

My journey from fashion journo to TV travel presenter – Aslı Pelit

[interview  and photograph Mark Eveleigh] mano@mano is dedicated to the contrasts and contradictions that make travel such an addiction. Aslı Pelit is one woman who knows all about that: she … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

The beating of Boca Stadium

[words and photograph Mark Eveleigh] It seems to me that Boca Stadium is trembling. I’m up high in the press stands and down below on the terraces where “La 12”, … Continue reading

December 8, 2011 · 2 Comments

Shooting through time

[words and photographs by Eric Nathan / The Wide Angle] A few years ago, in a whimsical moment of creative diversification, I started to experiment with the interval timer function … Continue reading

December 1, 2011 · 3 Comments

“The best way to start people”

  [photographs by The Wide Angle] We were inspired by a friend who tweeted about “cute kids” to upload a gallery of children from all walks of life and from … Continue reading

November 25, 2011 · 1 Comment

Parallel worlds

One ocean, five time zones and 6873 kilometres apart, two writers sat at cafés on two different continents at exactly the same moment, and ordered a cup of coffee. They … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · 2 Comments

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