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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 …

Rare Amazon and Northern folk music from the 30s

January 4, 2013

Poet and novelist Mário de Andrade is normally associated with the avant-garde Modernist movement that flourished in Brazil in the …

Communist Niemeyer’s churches

September 1, 2011

Centenarian Oscar Niemeyer, the internationally acclaimed architect, just published a book with photos of the 16 gorgeous churches and chapels …

Brazil essentials: 18 Unesco World Heritage sites you must visit

May 17, 2011 3 Comments

This is the ultimate list of must-see Brazilian sites, the 18 historic towns and natural wonders that were included by United …

The most beautiful Brazilian waterfalls

May 6, 2011 3 Comments

One of the divine experiences of traveling along the Brazilian lands is the surprise appearance of little waterfalls along the …

Belo Horizonte in 1949

March 16, 2011
Belo Horizonte in 1949

The capital of the state of Minas Gerais, unlike the many colonial sites that represent the best of Brazilian Baroque, …