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Samba In The Rain – Blame It On Rio

Carnaval In Rio De Janiero - Samba In The Rain “Come on, let's go, let's go to Carnaval. It’s time to sing and dance my love. I want the happiness and joy that's found in Carnaval.” - Carlos Sanatana Nestled among the mountains of a rainforest and flanked by the palm-fringed beaches of the Atlantic Ocean, Rio de Janeiro is arguably the most beautiful city in the world. All western cultures celebrate the week before Ash Wednesday and Lent, and Carnaval in Rio is one of the world’s biggest parties. We [...]

By |2018-07-24T22:26:09+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, Brazil|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Goin’ Down The Road – On Tour With The Grateful Dead

So Many Roads To Shakedown Street - My First Grateful Dead Tour “The bus came by and I got on. That's when it all began.” - Grateful Dead Tour Bus I had no idea. I had seen them twice before, but this was my first tour and my first exposure to life on the road. We don't have a car, so Rick and I “straddled that Greyhound” in Toronto, bound for Alpine Valley – somewhere near Milwaukee. Traveler's cheques seem like a safe option, but I never think about where I [...]

By |2018-05-13T05:18:17+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture, United States|Tags: , , , |0 Comments