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Move over Rose Parade!

Sunday night we joined Daniela Mercury´s bloco for Salvador da Bahia´s Carnaval.  It was wild--more details on that later. I think we joined the best bloco.  The way Carnaval works is that you have these trios, which are like floats, where ...

Brazil-Quest for viewing sea turtles

Just a quick update from Brazil.  Carnival is intense and crazy and festive beyond words, but it is an experience to have once.  Maybe just once!  We made a quick escape to Morro de Sao Paulo, which was lovely.  Tuesday ...

Mission Salvador

Today we leave for Salvador da Bahia, Brazil.  It's a trip to which we are looking forward immensely.  We will be there for Carnival, and decided to book the trip last May.  We visited Rio in 2004, and would love ...

Going Paleo

Next month we are going to Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, for Carnival.  It will be my second time in Brazil and first in Salvador, and I am looking forward to this trip.  I am a little nervous, however--the word on ...

Pour Some (Brazilian) Sugar On Me

It has been said that the North Korean diplomatic outpost in Uzbekistan has probably the worst diplomatic staff on the face of the earth.  The second worst is probably the staff of the Brazilian Consulate in Los Angeles.  Horror stories ...

A Nutty Ban

It's Black Friday, which we celebrated 5 years ago by visiting Rio de Janeiro for a couple weeks.  Rio is one of the world's most unique and beautiful cities for countless reasons.  Incredible beaches lace the city; good food is ...

Zanini de Zanine

Last weekend we had family in town, so we started the festivities with a night out in Hollywood.  Before dinner, we went to NOHO Modern in Hollywood, where we were treated to opening night for the Brazilian artist Zanini de ...
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