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Jardim Paulista

This post is being written almost 1 year later from when the experience happened! Fernando and I did a day of exploring …

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Cris and Vila Madalena

OMG! I had these posts pending to be drafted in my inbox at the end of May 2013. Almost a year later, …

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Favorite Foods of a 13 year old

A post about an observation and realization…about food. This is our 3rd trip together to Brasil, and is by far the longest …

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Tia Tania’s Feijoada

Feijoada is a slow-cooked stew with black beans and meats, usually cuts of pork or beef, and beef /pork parts (ears, tail, …

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Churrasco & Family Reunion

On Saturday, we all got together at Tania, Joaquim and Raquel's house for a traditional BBQ, or churrasco. They had worried about …

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Visit to Vovô

We arrived to São Paulo via the domestic airport and took at R$40 ride to Aunt Tania, Uncle Joaquim, and Cousin Raquel's …

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Favorite Julia Quotes

I mentioned I was reading My Life in France by Julia Child. It is the perfect read for this trip, really. Thanks …

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Corcovado & Cristo Redentor

Sitting on (we think) the highest point of Rio, Cristo Redentor casts his arm and view over the city in a spectactular …

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Virada Cultural

Cousin Raquel and her friend Pati invited us to go to this annual 24-hour music and street festival with them in the …

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Pão de Açúcar

We took the bus to the Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf Mountain) – one of the “must do's' in Rio. You start …