Bio: John Malathronas was born in Athens, Greece but is a naturalised Brit having lived in London for most of his life. He is a film buff and the owner of a vast music collection; he supports Tottenham Hotspur and has several photography certificates from the University of Westminster. He has worked as a music journalist and as an itinerant computer consultant in San Francisco, Geneva, Dublin and Vienna, and can often be found in cyberspace giving general travel advice and tips. John has his own website at www.scroll.demon.co.uk/spaver.htm.
"In Brazil the motto seems to be: if you've got it, flaunt it, and if you don't, flaunt it even more--" Brazil: an eclectic nation that evokes images of vibrant carnivals, crowded shanty towns and football on the beach. Shaped by its many cultures, the Portuguese, African, Native Indian and European communities have ensured the evolution of a colourful, diverse population. John Malathronas fell prey to Brazil's seductive allure in the early eighties, a fascination that continues to this day. His... more info>>