Best of Brazil: Epic Motorcycle Chase
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Best of Brazil: Epic Motorcycle Chase

Some may question my inclusion of this in a “Best of Brazil” post. After all, it’s an outlaw fleeing police and committing numerous traffic violations in the process. But every time I watch it, all I see are two artists at work. The guy in front leads the police on a wild five-minute chase through…

Best of Brazil: How Did That Happen?
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Best of Brazil: How Did That Happen?

The following video, taken recently here in São Luís, raises so many questions…and even more when you realize it is a drivers education car! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Sensacionalista Slz (@sensacionalistaslz) Never ones to let a situation like this go to waste, Brazilians took to the comments section, and their…

Best of Brazil: Ouro Preto
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Best of Brazil: Ouro Preto

After our annual conference it has become a habit for us to spend some time with a few of our missionary colleagues for fellowship and relaxation. We usually try to chose an area that will give us a chance to see some new aspect of Brazilian culture and/or history. Last year, for example, we stayed…

Best of Brazil: Gruta da Lapinha
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Best of Brazil: Gruta da Lapinha

The Gruta da Lapinha is a spectacular series of caves located near the city of Belo Horizonte, in the state of Minas Gerais. I had the opportunity to tour the caverns a couple weeks ago during some down-time from the annual Baptist Mid Missions, Brazil conference. Here are some of the amazing things we saw:…

Best of Brazil: Mini Mundo in Gramado
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Best of Brazil: Mini Mundo in Gramado

I mentioned this attraction in a previous post, but that did not give it nearly the coverage it deserves. Mini Mundo is what we in the Model Railroading community call a “garden railway”. But it is certainly not your “garden variety” garden railway. It’s creators have gone all-out to make sure there is something for…