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“O povo está na rua, a luta continua!” As concerned Brazilian citizens jammed the city center during the June 2013 protests, they chanted that the “people have taken to the streets and will continue the fight!” In downtown Rio de Janeiro around 5pm, middle class Brazilians crowded the main thoroughfares of Avenida Rio Branco and [&hellip
Bikini tops strung around the flaps of a beach umbrella flutter in the ocean breeze as a vendor meanders the praia Ipanema, or the beach in Ipanema. On the sand, vendors sell everything from beach balls and congas, or sarongs used in place of towels, to smoothies made with Açaí, a berry native to Brazil, and coconuts with straws to sip the agua de coco.
Although little of São Paulo’s colonial architecture remains and a plethora of rectangular buildings have taken their place, giving rise to the “concrete jungle” image, the city’s charm is sprinkled throughout various bairros or neighborhoods
Movies like The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Holiday, and Notting Hill had built an image in our minds that whenever we travel to a different country, there’s a possibility that we could meet a very attractive/romantic guy who could sweep us off our feet. A man who will hold our hand while strolling through their country’s finest tourist spots