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September 19, 2013

Local Voices From Around The Globe: Settling in and having a smooth transition


I am very content with my location in Brazil. By being in this small, central city, I am experiencing true Brazilian culture, with the food, people and language. In Ituverava there are not too many things that have been completely “Americanized,” as you would find in a larger city, which is exactly what I wanted. My area in Brazil has a lot of agriculture, with coffee and sugar cane. It is known for the rodeos and sertanejo (similar to American country). My time feels like it’s flying right now, and I can’t believe it’s almost been a month! I do my best to enjoy every second. Ate mais!

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