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Brazilian Days (326): November 22

Brazilian Days 326

November 22



Dia (Universal) da Música/ Dia do Músico (Music/ Musician).
Dia da Liberdade (Freedom).


1910 Chibata Revolt. 445 more words


'Moolah' Making

Volunteering in Santa Teresa pays for our accommodation, but we are always looking for extra ways of earning some cash.  A couple of lovely Argentinian guys staying at the hostel had the idea of making food to sell on the beach, so I have done just that! 85 more words

Jay Milder: Unblotting the Rainbow

Originally published on Berkshire Fine Arts

Jay Milder was born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1934. His ancestry connects him to the Baal Shem Tov (1698-1760), the patriarch of Hasidism and mystical Judaism, and the Hasidic mystic Rebbe Nachman (1772-1810) of Breslov, who founded a branch of Hasidic Judaism that emphasizes joy and intensity in living life through God. 2,830 more words

Rhino Horn

Brazil Institute Director leads a National Geographic conversation of experts on Brazil's Energy Challenge

Director Paulo Sotero opened and moderated an event entitled, “Big Energy Question: What Does the Future Hold for Brazil’s Energy Picture?” in São Paulo last week.

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Nation, Politics & Government

The ABC of Brazilian Burrocracia

Thinking about my hard, hard life as an expat and the either mind-numbing or enraging bureaucrazy to go through, I figured that there is actually something to learn from it: PPP – persistency, politeness, patience. 124 more words

Ce Qui Pense La Puce

An astronaut's re-entry - Brazil, Day 9, Nov. 5

Note: I returned Nov. 7 from nearly two weeks on a medical missions boat in Brazil with the Central Brazil Mission. Before departing, I prayed that I’d have the time, energy, and opportunity to write about the trip—and then I was invited to be the diarist for the journey. 340 more words


Three Baianinhas

Three Bahianinhas, Tânia T. M. de Castro, 2014.