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Opera Wonderful: Porgy” Down South São Paulo, Brasil Way”

Posted on January 29th, 2013 by gringadmin

By Larry LudwigJanaury 29, 2013Sala São Paulo, Brazil&rsquot;s premiere venue of symphonic music, made musical magic yesterday afternoon (Saturday, December 15, 2012). São Paulo&rsquot;s Orquestra Sinfnica do Estado de São Paulo (the São Paulo Symphonic Orchestra) concluded its 2012 season with an invigorating, captivating presentation of the best” of “Porgy and Bess”. One might say […]

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São Paulo, Brazil – Take 5 Dating in Brazil

Posted on January 29th, 2013 by gringadmin

By Maria A PetitJanuary 29, 2013It’s amazing how despite the increased cultural sensitivity one acquires from living abroad, extensive travel and the acquisition of international friends it’s an endless educational process. When it comes to dating in Brazil, it’s no exception here are a few things I’ve learned: (Disclaimer: the content below is based on […]

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Great Things To Do In Brazil: The Anhumas Abyss

Posted on January 29th, 2013 by gringadmin

By Steve NelsonJanuary 29, 2013Visiting The Anhumas Abyss in the Serra da Bodoquena National Park on the outskirts of Bonito in Mato Grosso do Sul is not just one great thing to do in Brazil, it could possibly count as three great things in one. The limestone substrate of the park area makes for cave […]

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Weight Loss Surgery in Brazil

Posted on January 16th, 2013 by gringadmin

While Brazilians are renown for their beautiful figures, recent studies have shown that the number of overweight people in this country is increasing as well as the number of people resorting to plastic surgery. In this interview we speak to Dr. Roberto Rizzi, a specialist in Obesity weight loss surgery. 1) Can you describe in […]

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Gringoes Meet Up: The World Cup Friendly (6th Feb)

Posted on January 16th, 2013 by gringadmin

What could be better than relaxing after work in an English pub with a nice pint of London Pride? How about if it&rsquot;s an English pub showing the England v Brazil football match live from Wembley stadium in London! Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/326230997479028/And after the football there will be live entertainment from the fantastic Beatles […]

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Brazil, Now the World&rsquot;s 6th Largest Economy: An Update

Posted on January 8th, 2013 by gringadmin

By Robert Eugene DiPaoloJanuary 8, 2013It&rsquot;s been a while since I last wrote an article for www.gringoes.com and quite some time since I wrote my first. During this period a lot has changed in the world&rsquot;s fifth largest country, both in terms of geographical area and population. In December 2011, Brazil surpassed the U.K. to […]

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Brazil Through Foreign Eyes

Posted on January 8th, 2013 by gringadmin

January 8, 2013Meet Rami Alhames who moved to Brazil recently. Read the following interview in which he tells us about some of his most memorable experiences and gives some useful advice to newcomers.1. Tell us a little about yourself, where are you from, what do you do etc.?I&rsquot;m Syrian, 34 years old, father of 9 […]

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Great Things To Do In Brazil: Snorkelling the Rivers of Bonito

Posted on January 8th, 2013 by gringadmin

By Steve NelsonJanuary 8, 2013One of the most surprising and enjoyable activities in Brazil, and one open to people of all ages and abilities, is to spend a morning or three floating and snorkelling down the rivers of Bonito, whose crystal clear waters are amongst the three clearest river systems on the planet. The limestone […]

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São Paulo, Brazil – Take 3 CPF eee””

Posted on January 8th, 2013 by gringadmin

By Maria A PetitJanuary 8, 2013In an effort at making my stay here a little bit more permanent, I set out to get my CPF (Brazilians pronounce it CPF-eee”. The same way they pronounce my name “Maria Petit-eee” which drives me nuts! When in doubt just add “eee” at the end of most words and […]

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Around Brazil: Porcaria de Janeiro

Posted on January 8th, 2013 by Ricky Skelton

By Ricky SkeltonJanuary 8, 2013The period around New Year is the great unifying time in Rio de Janeiro, and the beach is the great unifying place, more than any other in both cases. Everyone is on the beach at midnight as the New Year begins, and everyone is equal on the sand, in the sea […]

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