Brazil is an enormous country and I guess you would describe most of it as
tropical. In the large towns though the population is dense. Regina Celia Pinto
gives us a description of her balcony garden in Rio de Janeiro. This balcony may
be small but has been the inspiration for a wonderful series of web art.
Alice in the Wonderbalcony"
first of her "Tales from a Balcony", is
You can peruse it in both English and Poruguese, but before you
leave this site spare a moment to look at her garden and the animal life that
goes with it.