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10 reasons to love Brazil

Modern gonzo Robin Esrock and partner Ana Alheiro lay out the argument in photographs.MY FIRST VISIT TO Brazil was an accident. The next was a holiday. The most recent was a necessity.With 192 million people, Brazil is one of the four nations (along with Russia, China, and India) anticipated to define this century.

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Notes on a sanctuary in New York City Miscellaneous

Notes on a sanctuary in New York City

Robert Hirschfield reflects on Poets House, his sanctuary in New York City.I WALK THERE every day, south through Soho, and west to the river. I walk fast, knowing I will soon be wrapped in slowness. I am going to Poets House. No apostrophe. The space between the t and the s is worth a story. Maybe even a national debate on what can and can’t be owned.

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Review: TravellingLight Garment Mesh Bags

Megan Wood rolls with Sea to Summit’s garment bags.IN MY CONSTANT and obsessive quest to pack the perfect travel bag I usually fall short on the golden rule: roll clothes instead of folding them. I’ve read the folding tip countless times in travel articles advising the best way to pack, but I usually disagree with it.

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20 weird souvenirs from around the world [PICS] Interesting

20 weird souvenirs from around the world [PICS]

Most travelers are guilty of picking up odd knick-knacks that seemed attractive at the time; I know I am. So we’ve rounded up some of the weirdest souvenirs out there for your viewing pleasure.1Weird SouvenirsSeems innocent enough, right? According to photographer Nathal, & 34;Dutch souvenirs with Denmark painted on them.

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Costa Rica is what you make of it Miscellaneous

Costa Rica is what you make of it

After decades of surfing and exploring where few go, Matador Ambassador Rusty Long finally visits Costa Rica.“GO TO NICARAGUA INSTEAD,” is usually what I heard from friends who are on the same sort of world travel program that I am, generally for heavy waves.But at the same time I would also hear about “the welcoming locals,” and people really enjoying themselves, and the incredible beauty, and usually when you hear positives on a mass level, it’s because there are cool elements.

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10 revolutionary acts of courage by ordinary people Interesting

10 revolutionary acts of courage by ordinary people

Here are 10 people who stood up for peace and human rights. And inspired countless others to do the same.WHEN LOOKING BACK through the mystique of history, we tend to impose super-human status to those who stood up for their beliefs in a revolutionary way.For some of them, the decision to act was conscious defiance to the status quo.

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