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Who is God, after all?


Some people believe God is an old fellow which is in heavens watching our every attitude and he will be ready to judge us as soon as we get ‘there’. Others think he is playing dice on our fate and having fun with the events, or that there is no God at all and we are fruit of chance. And you? What do you think?

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São Paulo, I love you!


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Pinacoteca e Parque da Luz

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Jardim Botânico

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Sala São Paulo

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Estação da Luz

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Theatro São Pedro

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Parque do Ibirapuera

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Sesc Itaquera, Palco da Orquestra Mágica

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Parque da Aclimação

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Escola de Samba Rosas de Ouro

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Avenida Paulista under heavy rain from Estação Consolação

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Mercadão do Parque Dom Pedro II

 

São Paulo one of the biggest and most important cities of the world is turning 459 today. Have you ever been to ‘Sampa’? What is your favorite place in the city? I’ve decided to celebrate by posting pics about some places I love to visit.

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London, London


London, London is one of my favorite songs written by Caetano Veloso .Brazil was in a militar dictatorship for 20 years and Caetano was “invited” to leave the country in the late 60’s.

Another video of London, London when he was younger.

As everybody has already noticed now, the world hasn’t finished. So, I will finish this posting with ‘Terra’ (Earth), definitely a celebration of life and surely my favorite one composed by Caetano Veloso.

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Yes, we can! Obama again!


You’ve never heard about Mafalda before. Really? Well, this little girl is simply amazing, you should learn more about her http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mafalda

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Elected!


Fernando Haddad was elected last Sunday with 55 percent of votes. Now, he is the new Mayor of São Paulo, one of the biggest cities of the world. See more details http://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/rio-daily/pt-haddad-elected-sao-paulo-mayor/#

Photo credit: AP |      Fernando Haddad, Sao Paulo‘s Mayor-elect, right, kisses his wife Stela Haddad as his celebrates after winning Mayoral elections in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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Voting Machines


Half a million of these machines were at work this Sunday in Brazil for the municipal elections. I have used one of them a few hours ago and I already know who is the new Mayor of São Paulo, one of the biggest cities of the world. The machine is very simple to use and the results can be quickly known. In the future, these beauties will identify the voters by reading their fingerprints.

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Los Secretos de Frida


Los Secretos de Frida

Vogue Mexico presents the exhibition “Las apariencias engañan: Los vestidos de Frida Kahlo”  (Smoke and Mirrors: The dresses of Frida Kahlo) with previously unseen files and more intimate pieces of the Mexican artist. The exhibition catches the essence of Frida’s work and its  relationship with fashion. It is also cover of their special edition in November. You can have more details in http://www.vogue.mx/. The site of Frida Kahlo’s Museum also worth a visit http://www.museofridakahlo.org.mx/EluniversointimoINGLES.html. I hope Frida lovers from other countries can also have their magazines.

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