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The Dalma Bums (Video)

We took a supply ship up the Rio Paraguay for three days in search of travel enlightenment.  It wasn’t always easy, but it was unforgettable. That’s Paraguay in a nutshell.

Directed, filmed and edited by Nick Neumann

Hosted – Walker Dawson

Guitar Solo, #5 by Neil Young
West Dub by Kanka Dub

São Paulo: The Most Underrated City in the World (Video)

The Most Underrated City in the World

Follow Walker as he takes you on a tour of our favorite neighborhoods, restaurants and bars in São Paulo. Explore the alternative side of Centro, the diversity in Liberdade, and discover what makes São Paulo such a great city.

Directed, Filmed and Edited by Nick Neumann

Hosted by Walker Dawson

Heres a list of the various places and food that appear in the video. For a more complete list of our favorite spots check out our post on  São Paulo’s top five neighborhoods.


  • Galeria do Rock
  • Praça Roosevelt

Avenida Paulista

  • São Paulo Museum of Art
  • Livraria Cultura

Rua Augusta

  • Caos Bar
  • Chicano Taqueria

Barra Funda

  • Os Gêmeos  Exhibit

Vila Madalena

  • Beco do Batman
  • Empório Sagarana


  • Weekend Massage in the Liberdade metro station
  • Sunday Street Market (takoyaki & yakisoba)

Road to Zion, Brazil (Video)

Camping on Ilha Grande, Brazil


By Nick Neumann


Upon arriving in by ferry in Vila Abrão – the largest settlement on the island packed with cool hostels and backpackers – we decided to hike 2.5 hours to Lopes Mendes.  It has been voted one of the best beaches in the world and it certainly did not disappoint, even though the hike was brutal with our packs.  


Our plan was to camp on Lopes Mendes, but a life guard warned us that it was illegal and not safe because of the corrupt guards. The southern part of the island is patrolled by the military because it is national park territory.

IMG_9715We took the lifeguards advice, walked to the closest beach, which was just outside the national park, waited for all the boats to leave and the sun to set before setting up camp.  The setting was simply spectacular.


There were no lights, so we could see the milky way by 7.30 pm.  We ate our remaining bananas, oranges and cookies while kicking it on a beach.  The sound of the ocean was quickly drowned out by the jungle.  A night of natural solitude was exactly what we needed after a month in Rio.  Walker was the only one with a sleeping bag and a mat, so the rest of us barely slept because of the cold, damp conditions.


We were ‘woken up’ at dawn by a troop of howler monkeys, hiked back to Lopes Mendes and passed out on the beach for hours.  We had amazing time, but the next day we were filthy and starving so we took a boat back and spend the following night in hostel.


Filmed and edited by: Nick Neumann
Music: Damian Marley – Road to Zion (EFIX & XKAEM Cover)
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Violent World Cup Protest (Video)

We weren’t able to watch the World Cup final because we were trapped in a plaza by 10,000’s of military police. They began firing tear gas, stun grenades, and pepper spray, injuring dozens of people in the process.  It was definitely one of the craziest days of our lives. 
Here’s what went down.