Category Archives: General

Manchester’s Women Reclaim The Night

Originally posted on Amy Stott:
Marchers lined the streets of Manchester last night to take a stand for women’s rights. Meeting at 7pm in Owen’s Park,  activists gathered in blocks, with women at the front and a group of both…

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Brazilian cuisine – Moqueca

Originally posted on CarambaWorld:
Moqueca is a Brazilian recipe based on salt water fish stew, tomatoes, onions, garlic and coriander. Ingredients For the Fish ? 1 1/2 pounds Mahi Mahi, cut into large chunks 8 ounces shrimp, peeled and de-viened…

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Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds

Originally posted on Stop Making Sense:
Elizabeth Kolbert writes for The New Yorker: 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair,…

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Dos & Don’ts of Spain’s #1 Carnaval

Originally posted on Get Up. Get Out. Get Lost.:
This weekend begins the beautiful debauchery of one of Spain’s most cherished festivos. If you’re lucky enough to be celebrating in one of the top Carnaval hotspots in Spain – Santa…

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Originally posted on Wegener's Wanderlust:
Samba! Feathers! Glitter! Streamers! Confetti! — Carnaval has officially begun in Brazil! A little bit of history Did you know that the word carnaval is believed to derive from the Latin phrase carnem levare which…

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It’s Gnocchi Friday (& More) in Verona!

Originally posted on lisa loves to travel:
Carnevale Parade in Verona If you are looking for an alternative to the carnevale crowds in Viareggio and Venice, Verona may hold the ticket. Gnocchi Friday in Verona is kind of like Fat…

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People Watching… (You are not Alone)

Originally posted on The Cerebral Hedonist:
So let’s talk about this right here… and why I think its beautiful This series is one of the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen and everything I ever wanted. henWhen  When I first…

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Carnival in A Rio Neighborhood

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Originally posted on Erin Blogs About….:
Carnival in Rio makes gets wild on the beach.. The Sambadrome is ready for people and floats like you see on TV but meanwhile… photo from Neighborhoods all over Rio make their own…

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Racial inequality in the education system: The modern day slavery that Brazil insists it doesn’t see

Originally posted on Black Women of Brazil:
Note from BW of Brazil: Can we be real about this? Inequalities in access to quality education should be considered a crime. How can any government claim it seeks equality, or “progress”  when…

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From-Moscow-With-Love: How This Pretty Russian Model Plans To Change Samba In Rio.

Originally posted on Meziesblog:
Juliana Titaeva, a pretty Russian model, has told tales of how she plans to samba herself to stardom all the way from Moscow to Rio in Brazil. She says anyone can do the same, if they…

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