A HISTORY OF BÚZIOS by Fernanda Pompeo Bellucci

Summer of 1980 in Búzios It was the summer of 1980 and Búzios was still a very rustic city with only a few houses. A torrential rain began to fall as my friend Claudia and I walked the dusty red road towards Rua das Pedras. In less than a minute, the road turned into a…

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Santa Teresa, in Rio de Janeiro

        Flávia Amaral Santa Teresa Santa Teresa, located in downtown Rio de Janeiro, is uniquely located on top of a mountain with a privileged view of the center and the south side of Rio. The history of neighborhood The neighborhood was developed in the 18th century and was named after a convent…

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SÃO PAULO, THE FLAVOR OF THE CAPITAL

FLÁVIA AMARAL PHOTO CREDITS MASSIMO LISTRI   The city of Sao Paulo, which generates half of Brazil’s economy, is the size of the entire United Kingdom and has a larger population than Portugal. The magnitude of São Paulo is based on its territorial dimension and therefore is the third largest metropolis in the world, the…

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