A train ride through the Serra do Mar

By Sílvia Oliveira For my daughter’s first backpacking trip, when she was nine months old, I decided to introduce her to the Curitiba-Morretes- Paranagua Railway. The journey reveals a landmark of 19th-century engineering.  Nine thousand men toiled on the daring project that was completed in five years. A record by the standards of the time. […]

10 de agosto de 2010