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Brazilian Road Trip


September 9, 2014

In June, I got to travel to some off-the-beaten-trail places close to Teresina. Pedro II Pedro II is a town that calls itself the "Switzerland of Piauí." People here explain to me that Pedro II is much colder than Teresina, which is why it deserves that name. I made a trip there with my friends Ala...

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Salvador da Bahia


March 9, 2014

As I wait in Miami International Airport, it's hard to imagine what the next ten months in Brazil have in store. I'm sure now that the experience will be positive, but I wasn't so sure earlier. This summer, the Fulbright program accepted me as an English teaching assistant in Brazil as part of an...

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