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A Brazilian Christmas — Through Brazilian Eyes

— Christmas in Brazil is not much different from what we experience in the northern hemisphere. Well, if you set aside the fact it is summer in Brazil during Christmas, then not much else is different. The malls are packed … Continue reading

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Manchester Christmas Market Now on Google Street View

The Manchester Christmas Markets are now available on Google Street View. “The Street View, which has gone live today, will celebrate the final weekend of the markets, allowing visitors to relive their experience and give those that didn’t make it … Continue reading

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A colourful firework display marks the launch of Rio de Janeiro’s floating Christmas tree.

Rio de Janeiro’s Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree, which floats on the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, was unveiled with a light and fireworks show this weekend. The tree has been attracting attention since it’s inauguration in 1996, due partly to it’s … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Manchester

I took the day off on Monday. We had tickets for the Kate Rusby Christmas concert at the Bridgewater Hall so, having had a hectic couple of weeks at work, I took the opportunity to spend some time mooching round … Continue reading

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England’s Christmas Markets

We have been to three Christmas markets here in England.  My first experience was the market in Manchester, England.  This was the market that got me hooked and caused me to drag my family to one every year.  More than … Continue reading

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