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 … Continue Reading