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Showing life in Brazil to our American family members!

02 May

The eldest member of our US-based Miranda Family, comes to Brasilia! Or, as the kids like to call him, their ‘Abuelito’ πŸ™‚
Here, joining the kids for some well-deserved Easter Egg Hunt fun, organized for the US Embassy community:

Moving on, we’ve decided to join the Mirandas & the Nogueira Lima families: we all headed up to see the Brazilian part of the family in Fortaleza – taking the American ‘Abuelito’ to go visit the kids’ Brazilian uncles, aunts, cousing and grandparents? All aboard, heading to the Northeastern coast of Brazil for Easter Weekend! πŸ™‚

Boys & Girls 😊 πŸ›« #travel #Family #Abuelito πŸ€—πŸŒžπŸŒ΄

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Praia com os primos! #travel #Fortaleza #Brazil #praiadofuturo #beach #children #art

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#Familia #Brazil #praia #Children #ChildPortrait #primos #travel

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#Missa #Domingo de #Pascoa πŸ€— #family #Brazil

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Brazil & US Families together!

Back in Brasilia, how about start the weekend fun for our second guest, with some typical feijoada, caipirinhas and tropical fruit juices, while listening to traditional “chorinho” [samba] and Bossa Nova? All by the lake Paranoa side, watching the weekenders riding their boats, jet-skis and kayaks… Table for 16 people, please!

Mesa pra 16! 🍺🍻🍷 #tradicional #feijoada e #caipirinha #BierFassLago #Pontao #vemprobier

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Gotta always save some [physical] energy for joining the US Embassy community during a friendly basketball mini-tournament, right?

Showing our support to the #USMarines #holiday #basketball #tournament #USMC #Brazil

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Mid-afternoon sightseeing… ice-cream, anyone? Even better if it’s sold from a red vintage VW! πŸ™‚

Sorvete vendido no #fusca! #Brasilia #VWlove #VW #clubefusca #vivapaleteria

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Considering making and keeping healthy friendships [in our case, our expat fellow friends] are the most important part of this ever-changing life, a few images from a night with friends, celebrating life, friendship, birthdays and good food! One of the pictures here is a ‘multi-collage’… guess which!

#Whisky time! E pra quem Γ© do quadradinho: #tesourinha #bloco πŸ˜†

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#Grilling #kabobs #SouthAfrica #cooking #wine #beerchallenge #ForeignService #Brasilia

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Povo do consulado #Recife invadindo #BrasΓ­lia! πŸ€—

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What now?? Some family time back at our Lago Sul house, having fun with the little “resident monkeys”? πŸ™‚ Priceless!

Our little resident monkeys πŸ΅πŸ’πŸ΅πŸ’πŸ’ ImpossΓ­vel, sendo mΓ£e e biΓ³loga, nesta linda tarde de domingo, ver estas criaturinhas no quintal e nΓ£o aproveitar o momento com os filhos! πŸ€—πŸ˜Ž The black-tufted #marmoset (Callithrix penicillata), also known as Mico-estrela in Portuguese, is a species of New World monkey that lives primarily in the Neo-tropical gallery forests of the Brazilian Central Plateau. O MicoEstrela, tambΓ©m conhecido sagui-de-tufos-pretos, ou somente sagui, sendo reconhecida como uma espΓ©cie de primata do Novo Mundo, pertencente ao gΓͺnero Callithrix, cuja origem Γ© brasileira. #teachingmoment #backyard #mico #cerrado #faunadocerrado #Brasilia #Brazil #nature #wildlife #video #lagosul @atalantaworld

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Brasilia, our current home, and a city planned to host the coutry’s federal government, is famous for [among other things!]:

a) its unique sky colors & the typical Cerrado vegetation

A heartfelt morning thought: our neighborhood in #Brasilia.πŸ˜ŽπŸ€— #JKBridge Nossa vizinhanΓ§a We're definitely gonna miss it…

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b) its architectural lines and building structures, its religious/faith-based centers, bringing out a strange, yet passionate urban beauty:

#Sightseeing #Catedral #esplanada #ministerios #museunacional #CongressoNacional #Pieta #ceudebrasilia #Fotografia 😎 #bsbviews

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