Capoeira, Pinteados, and More!

Today we went to practice capoeira as taught by a fifty three year old master/farmer. No, really. Capoeira, … Continue Reading

Azevedo, Take Two!

So while at the beach today, my friend’s host mother calls her and I answer the phone. She … Continue Reading

Praia do Forte

Today my colleagues and I traveled to Praia do Forte, a lil’ beach town in the State of … Continue Reading

Oxum da mina

Yesterday, we went to a Candomble Ceremony.Candomble is an African religion tied to the Yoruba culture that African … Continue Reading

Não Posso Comer Tapioca

I wanna tell you about Candomble. But I can’t.I wanna tell you about class today and the sights … Continue Reading

Chove Sem Parar

It’s raining, and I’m sad. I had prepared to walk to class in this and now…. NO. I’m … Continue Reading

Pequena ou Grande? (Big or small)

As I’ve said earlier, in Brazil, certain items are much smaller than in America. Here are three items … Continue Reading

Portugues Para Hispanohablantes

Today I went to my first classes. The first was contemporary Brazil, and the second was portuguese for … Continue Reading

Playing Catch-up

I didn’t tell you about the entirety of Pelorinho because it was a tour, but I was requested … Continue Reading

I Got To See Geraldo Azevedo Ao Vivo Today…

And I have nothing to show for it except super wet clothes. The moments before he stepped on … Continue Reading