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Yesterday, we watched the game with friends and celebrated when Brazil won the opening. My six-year-old daughter, with her playmates, also watched the game and happily cheered the Brazil team on within the safe and comfortable confines of our sports … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 191: Mist of the Earth

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Day 191 of my challenge to be more Brazilian, Chicago edition, I was able to admire the works of a Brazilian artist. Denise Milan, a multidisciplinary artist, ecological and art education activist, and Sao Paulo native, currently has an exhibit … Continue reading

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Day 141: Cunha

Cunha is a city about 3 hours outside of Sao Paulo. It’s known for its ceramics and is located in a lovely spattering of mountain tops. The land surrounding Cunha is breathtaking. The city itself is… somewhat unremarkable. But travelers … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 106: Museu Afro Brasil

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There are a lot of great museums in Sao Paulo, but today we went to Parque Ibirapuera and stopped into the Museu Afro Brasil. This museum totally exceed my expectations. When I first went in, I went to the right. … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 29: Feira de Antiguidade

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My Brazilian experience for today was going to be to learn how to use a pressure cooker. But as soon as the phrase “…and then it could basically become a bomb…” left my husband’s lips, I had to walk away. … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 22: Parque Ibirapuera

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Like many good paulistanos, we spent a Sunday afternoon in Parque Ibirapuera. Ibirapuera is the second biggest park in Sao Paulo and one of the largest in Latin America (The largest park in Sao Paulo is Parque Estadual Fontes do Ipiranga, … Continue reading

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