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#Brazil #Favela #Favelas #Fawele #SouthAmerica

Favela is kind of Brazilian slum; suburb of the big city, where poor citizens live. The term may be not completely right, because there are poorer and reacher favelas; relatively safe of extremely dangerous, etc. Anyway, a good advice – don’t go to…
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#Brazil #safe #dangerous #Travel #southamerica

Almost everywhere, you cannot feel 100% safe, because people are only people and something may always happen. Still, some places are considered to be more dangerous than the others. While visiting big cities in Brazil you should stay very careful, e.g.,…
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#Brazil #Samba #Brazilian #TravelBlog

What’s more “Brazilian”: football or samba? Well, the answer is a bit tricky, because bot hof them are definitely symbols of Brazil; however, bot of them not originate from Brazil.
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#Brazil #Football #Soccer #Travel #Wanderlust

What’s the most popular sport in Brazil? -Of course, it’s football. I should probably just write “there is no Brazil without football”. 😉 However, football came to Brazil only at the end of 19th century.
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#Brazil #Ipanema #Beach #Rio #Travel #Enjoyyourlife

Another very well known beach in Rio de Janeiro (and in Brazil) is Ipanema Beach, located in the Ipanema district. Which one, Copacabana or Ipanema, is better? -Well, hard to say; I didn’t spend much time on any of them, however, Copacabana looked like…
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#Brazil #Copacabana #Beach #Rio #Travel

Copacabana beach is located in Copacabana district of Rio de Janeiro. I guess, Copacabana is the most famous beach in the world! One can easily recognize the area by its characteristic promenade (partly seen in today’s picture). Isn’t it a nice pattern?
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#Brazil #Beach #Beaches #Travel #Relax #Enjoy

Some people claim, that the most beautiful beaches in the world are located in Brazil. I’m not sure, is it true, but there are some very famous Brazilian beaches (not only the ones I’ll show you tomorrow and the day after).
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#Brazil #Flag #flagofBrazil #BrazilianFlag #Wanderlust

The flag of Brazil (A Auriverde) is one of the better known flags. And there are in Brazil many souvenirs just with the image of the flag. Well, I think the flag is very nice; I’m saying it also as an astronomer. 😉
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#Brazil #OldRio #OldTown #Rio #RiodeJaneiro #Travel #archirecture

I have to admit, before visiting Rio, I didn’t really expect to see any historical buildings there. But you can find an old town in Rio de Janeiro.
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#Brazil #Sugarloaf #Mountain #CableCar #Travel #SouthAmerica #Rio

Sugarloaf is a mountain in Rio de Janeiro, of about half of the height (396 meters) of Corcovado Mountain. I think, Sugarloaf and Corcovado mountains are must-visit places in Rio; both provide scenic views. One can take a cable car to reach the summit of…
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