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Monthly Archives / May 2014

The Cuban Fight

This face and fist are the reflection of our stay in Havana. The Cuban people are hard workers. Little more than a century ago, after 400 years of being under Spanish domain, they fought and reached a late independence at the cost of a lot of blood. Independent, they kept fighting to get rid of […]

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Travel Journal – Day 276

Today is the day 276 of our trip. We have 2 days left. In a few hours we’ll be back in our families arms. Back to our hometown, to our friends, to our culture. We’ll feel like we belong again. We’ll be back to a common routine. This feeling is very confusing. We’re so immersed […]

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Divided hearts

And now our hearts are divided. So happy and anxious about coming back in a few days, about meeting our families, about the sincere talks with our best friends, about the joy of coming home, about listening to Portuguese again, about being able to eat a pastel on any street or having a plate of […]

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Cancun, Mexico

What can we say about Cancun? Maybe the first thing, and the most important one, should be that we didn’t actually stay there. Haha! According to its fame, Cancun is about great parties, big hotels, strong waves and American people everywhere. Well… We had just left the US, and Cancun would be our only opportunity […]

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Chicago, USA

In 2009, when we were on our interchange program in the United States, we tried visiting Chicago. We had already bought the guides, we had planned what we were going to do and everything. But it turned out we couldn’t go, because of an unfortunate turn of events. But what could we do, right? We […]

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California, USA

“Dream of Californicaaaatioooon”… On a sunny morning Guto sang this song and talked Tati into visiting California. JUST KIDDING! Of course we wouldn’t go there based on such a silly reason. But California wasn’t in our initial plans, and we really had to talk ourselves into going there. On our original itinerary we would leave […]

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Hawaii, USA

To go to Hawaii is the dream of every surfer, of every person who enjoys the beach, of everyone who loves sea life and of whoever likes stunning landscapes. And you know what? They are all right. It’s so impressive! For starters, it’s important to understand that the state of Hawaii has, actually, 8 main […]

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