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The land of easy girls: how the world sees Brazil

November 14, 2013 14 Comments

Time goes by, but Brazil is still seen as a sexual Disneyland where violence is second only to soccer as …

100-year-old Photoshop – traditional Brazilian painted photographs

April 24, 2013

Before Photoshop and at a time when nobody could afford elaborate photo sessions, a few early 20th century artists  that …

Brasília – rare photos of the early days of the country’s capital

April 21, 2013

The country’s capital is celebrating 53 years today. To remember it’s pioneering days, Deep Brazil brings to you these rare …

Belo Horizonte in old postcards

March 14, 2013 4 Comments

Unlike most state capitals, Belo Horizonte was planned and built practically from scratch in the late 19th century, in the …

10 evidences that Portugal is still influential in Brazil

March 6, 2013 3 Comments

Portugal, which ruled over Brazil till the early 19th century, has a huge influence, to this day, over Brazilian culture …

Two centuries of Rio’s Carnival in images

February 6, 2013 One Comment

Rio’s Carnival is generally associated to African-Brazilian influence, but this collection of images that range from the early 19th century …