Posts Tagged ‘samba’

Reveillon or New Year’s Eve is the biggest celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, second only to the carnival, and one of the greatest ways in the entire world to celebrate the arrival of a new year. Ever since I was a kid, the TV clips of Rio fireworks were enchanting to me, and I always […]


Originally written on March 6, 2006 Ola!!! Here is the second and most likely last email I’m writing from Brazil. Once I read that Brazilians thought that God was one of them. Cariocas went even further by saying that God was ONE of THEM, but I think that if God were Carioca, we would all […]


Originally written on March 1, 2006 Ola!!! In October I ended my last email from Europe by saying that the next journey will take me to Copacabana. Little did I know that in less than 6 months my dream will come true. The flight to Rio de Janeiro was very long – about 14hr on […]