After a volunteer program experience, students of the Institute of International Relations Anna Vizniak and Anna Kozyreva shares with OUTLOOK their bright impressions in photos of one of the most exotic countries in South America - fairy and entrancing Brazil.
Brazil is the real Paradise for tourists. This is the world in which you can plunge during your holidays and then leave in your recollection as the most colourful and bright memory. But if you break out of the crowd and get to the bottom, then not the most exciting scene will come before you. You get used to such Brazil longer, you need more time to understand it, but it leaves much more significant footprint.
Choose for yourself: do you want to see the statue of Christ and stunning views or favellas at its neas; bright carnival of colors and tinsel or crime and poverty. The list of contrasts can be continued till the cows come home, but it is just the way it is. And if you want to know its authentic nature, and not just make beautiful photos - go ahead, it definitely will not leave you indifferent.
Ordering coffee, we usually refer to it just as Americano, Espresso or Latte... However, good coffee shops that offer really high-quality coffee, would ask you to specify a type of coffee beans and the country of origin. And at this point many visitors usually feel at deadlock.
5 tons of water fall off into the ravine every single moment, roaring, raising steam and disseminating spatter in all directions. ‘Liquid wall’ of Iguazu Falls extends its crescent on the border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.
The architecture of temples has interesting and sometimes controversial history. Quite often the novelties and fundamentals of movements in architecture started with the building of temples with sophisticated design. The Polish Roman Catholic churches are rather bright in their beauty.
When the first emigrants from Africa came to Brazil, they brought rousing actions in the country that had been living upon the principle ‘Life is a carnival’. As the citizens of Africa explained, dance maculele appeared in the environment where slaves had to protect themselves from the encroachment of their owners.
What is it that characterizes any nation without much words and long explanations? Dances, of course, because it is these movements, refined over centuries, that can tell a foreigner about other peoples much more than thick history books. If you carefully watch and feel the way people dance in different countries, their mind set will become much more comprehensible. And these aren’t mere words.
Today in our already traditional column we talk about national ghettos – a story about one of the most exotic districts in São Paulo – about Liberdade. It is there where the world’s largest Japanese diaspora lives. Immigration from the Land of the Rising Sun began in 1908 when 165 families arrived on Brazilian land ...
Today millions if not billions of males and even females around the globe observe the World Fisheries Day. On this occasion we offer you a top list of ultimate fishing destinations where you can feel a nibble at the bait. Brazil, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Finland - there is something in every country to surprise every professional or novice fisherman. So pull while they bite!