My last weeks in Brazil

Unfortunately, my time in Brazil is coming to an end, but luckily, the last couple of weeks were probably the best so far. For the past three weeks, I was able to conduct research on the education of children who have sickle-cell disease in Salvador, Brazil, and it was such an amazing experience! It was…

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7 Brazilian Foods to Try, 1 to Make!

Foods are some of the most interesting things about different cultures. Even though I believe that in many ways Brazilian food is very similar to the food of my home country, the Dominican Republic, some very popular foods here I had never tried before. My mom sent me a link to a list of 7…

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Welcome to Salvador!

About two weeks ago I arrived in the colorful city of Salvador and so far it is all I was waiting for. Before visiting a place I always Google it and to some extent create a physical expectation from the pictures I see. However, when I got to the places for which Salvador is known,…

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2+2=Samba!

The past few weeks have been filled with some of the things I like most: dancing, working with children, and being in Brazil! Almost two weeks ago, I got to visit another community project in a very challenged community. I got to work with the youngest and most amazing group of children and it was…

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Brazil, show me your wonders!

Now, the moment I’ve been waiting for months, the moment I get to go and study abroad in Brazil. Yes, kinda late to start a semester. It’s carnival time in Brazil so they wait for it to pass… I know, I wish I could go to Carnival! After moving to the United States two and…

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