Best of Brazil: A Kernel of Genius
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: A Kernel of Genius

When you search online for the best content from Brazil, you find a wealth of videos showing the Brazilian knack for improvisation. Like this guy, for example, who figured out an easy way to remove the kernels from his corn. _________________________ Did you enjoy this post? Consider making a donation to our ministry in Brazil….

Best of Brazil: Jobim’s “Wave”, played by Dominguinhos and Yamandú Costa
Best of Brazil | Musical Interlude

Best of Brazil: Jobim’s “Wave”, played by Dominguinhos and Yamandú Costa

In our ongoing quest to bring you the best from Brazil, here are guitarist Yamandú Costa and accordionist Dominguinhos playing the Tom Jobim classic “Wave”. Enjoy! ____________________ Did you enjoy this post? Consider making a donation to our ministry in Brazil. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means that clicking on…

Best of Brazil: Safety First
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: Safety First

This is what fun was like before video games. _____________________ Did you enjoy this post? Consider making a donation to our ministry in Brazil. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means that clicking on these Amazon links and making purchases is one way you can help our work.

Best of Brazil: Army Ants Crossing the Amazon
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: Army Ants Crossing the Amazon

This is an amazing display of teamwork. Also, one more reason to think twice before swimming in the Amazon… ____________________ Did you enjoy this post? Consider making a donation to our ministry in Brazil. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means that clicking on these Amazon links and making purchases is…

Best of Brazil: Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Spider Frog!
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Spider Frog!

What would you do if you looked out your back door and saw this? Personally, I don’t remember seeing this particular version in “Spiderverse”. ____________________ Did you enjoy this post? Consider making a donation to our ministry in Brazil. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means that clicking on these Amazon…

Watch This Space
Best of Brazil

Watch This Space

One thing I have always wanted to do is share with world at large the wonders of this great nation called Brazil. A couple years ago I embarked on a project – a “side hustle”, if you will – of maintaining a website called Best of Brazil Blog. It was a lot of fun, and…

Best of Brazil: Then and Now in Belem
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: Then and Now in Belem

I have been meaning to do this post for some time. Several months ago the son of one of our first BMM missionaries here in Brazil sent me some photos and post cards that date back to the 1930’s. Among the photos were a set of postcards from Belem. As I looked through the cards…

Best of Brazil: German Dirigibles Over Brazil
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: German Dirigibles Over Brazil

No, not the title of some “alternative history” novel. Two actual pictures I received as part of a collection of pictures taken by the first BMM missionary in Brazil. The first one shows the airship over a typical northeastern Brazilian home of the time: This next one leaves no doubt as to the nationality of…

Best of Brazil: Vintage Photos of Rio de Janeiro
Best of Brazil

Best of Brazil: Vintage Photos of Rio de Janeiro

Ever since I returned from my short trip to the US I have been scanning some old pictures and posting them on my Flickr and Facebook pages. These pictures were originally taken by Edward (Guy) McLain, the first Baptist Mid-Missions missionary to serve in this part of Brazil. The are from the 1930’s and 40’s….