Hoover Dam, a phenomenal structure ! A represa Hoover, uma estrutura fenomenal !

Continuing our trip, we drove trough the Black Canyon to visit one of the most phenomenal structures in modern history. Hoover Dam spans the Colorado River in Black Canyon between Arizona and Nevada, 3o miles southeast of Las Vegas Nevada. … Continue reading

Through Mojave desert… Lake Mead, Mohave Lake, Nipton and Ivanpah Pelo deserto Mojave…

Our trip crossing the Mojave desert… Nossa viagem continua através do deserto Mojave…   Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in the United States in maximum water capacity. Formed by the Hoover Dam, it is located southwest of Las Vegas, … Continue reading

Our Brazilian ranch part II ! Nosso sítio no Brasil parte II !

Our ranch is located in Southeastern Brazil. With a tropical climate, near Rio de Janeiro, summers are very hot and winters are mild.

Nosso sítio está localizado no sudeste do Brasil, perto do Rio de Janeiro, com clima tropical os verões são quentes e invernos suaves.

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The lake is perfect for fishing on a lazy day…

O lago é perfeito pra pescar num dia de preguiça…

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Mornings…                              Manhãs…

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Our Jeep takes us around…                           Nosso Jeep Rural…

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Love tropical flowers…                Adoro  flôres tropicais..

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Other views…                                         Outras vistas…

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Favorites …                                                         Favoritos…

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Daily life…                                                               O dia a dia…

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Brazil was a Portuguese colony (Yes ! We speak Portuguese, the only country in South America which doesn’t speak Spanish !)

This church dated 1864 was the first catholic church in the region . Members of the Portuguese royal family (the owners of all farms in the area), are buried here.

O Brasil foi uma colônia Portuguesa e nesta igreja datada de 1864 estão enterrados alguns membros da família real Portuguesa que eram proprietários de fazendas da nossa região.

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Would you like to visit Brazilian historical cities with me ?  I would love to show you some beautiful places !! Next post the city of Tiradentes , a jewel in the State of Minas Gerais !

Gostariam de visitar cidades históricas brasileiras comigo ? No próximo post a cidade de Tiradentes, uma jóia de Minas Gerais.

Snow in Switzerland and Como Lake in Italy ! Neve na Suíça e Lago de Como na Itália !

Driving back from Holland we crossed Switzerland with snow….so cozy !

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At our hotel !                      Em nosso hotel !

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Arriving in Italy we stopped at a friend’s house for lunch in the city of Como. Loved the lake, the Fall colors, beautiful shops and monuments.

Chegando na Itália paramos na cidade de Como para almoçar com amigos. As cores do Outono, o lago de Como, lindas lojas e monumentos.

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Italian lunch and coffee at dear friend’s house…priceless !

Almoço e café com amigos italianos…não tem preço !

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Turano Lake ! Lago Turano !

The blue-green water of this place is so calm and crisp and glistening with the morning sun and the mountains rising above it. The cities of Colle di Tora e Castel di Tora surround it.

Uma água de um calmo verde azulado numa manhã ensolarada com verdes montanhas ao redor. Aqui estão as cidadezinhas de Colle de Tora e Castel de Tora.

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