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New on 500px : Le Portrait by Vladyc by Vladyc

Recent portrait of my make up friend Melissa… Such a simple image but I find it really beautiful. You can find the Setup image HERE… 7 more words

Macau: city of commerce and culture

Fifteen years have now passed since Macau became a Special Administrative Region of China. This small, densely populated city was the first European colony established in East Asia, and reverted to Chinese sovereignty on December 31, 1999, after 400 years of Portuguese rule. 582 more words


Multinational Languages

Some languages are spoken in more than one country or region, so we refer to them as multinational. Some examples are Dutch, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish. 1,166 more words


Cidade de Deus

“If you run, the buck catches; if you stay, the buck eats.”

In my quest to learn as much as I can about Brazil and life therein, my Google searches brought me to this film called… 589 more words


Language Update

I am pleased to inform that I am not completely useless and reliant on English here in Spain! Also, so glad to say that spending two years worth of tuition money on Spanish classes at university hasn’t helped whole damn lot. 212 more words


I'm Canadian... but I Guess I'm Also Vietnamese

Growing up, I didn’t think too much about what heritage or culture really meant. My younger brother and I liked playing outside, watching hockey, and following whatever current fads kids are supposed to be in. 631 more words


calico (Eng. 1541)

ORIGIN calico < calicut < French calicot < Portuguese Calicut < Malayalam Kolikodu, ‘cock-fortress’

OTHER FORMS kalyko, callicutt, calocowe

The Malayâlam name for the large city of Calicut on the coast of Malabar was… 419 more words