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Five Reasons to Visit Brazil

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One of the most beautiful places to visit in South America, Brazil, has become a hot spot for vacationers. This country, encompassing 47% of South America, houses the Amazon rainforest, amazing beaches, and a diverse, friendly population. It is most widely known for it’s annual Carnaval, the huge celebration that lasts from the Tuesday to the Friday before L[...]

The History of Capoeira

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Capoeira is a 400-year-old martial art that blends music, dance, singing, and acrobatics to create a holistic approach to teaching self-defense. Originating in Africa, Capoeira was brought to Brazil by captured slaves from Angola. In this foreign land the Angolan people developed their practice into a method of defending themselves against their violent over[...]