If you're in Parana State, don't miss Vila Velha National Park. June 11th 2014 Because of the torrential rain (early June) the main highways in the State of Parana were cut off and we (my folks and I) got stuck in traffic for hours. Oh well… We had planned on spending the night in the car anyway! And I’m serious! We eventually arrived at Vila Velha National Park in the middle of the night. We drove around the area to find an empty plot of land, parked the car and got a f ... read more
South America » Brazil » Paraná » Ponta Grossa Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
I am a 36-year old language teacher, currently working in Beijing. I was born in France but China has been my home for many years. I taught French and English in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, for 6 years. I never thought I would stay in China for such a long time but it’s been an amazing experience! Professionally speaking, teaching Chinese students is extremely rewarding. They are so hard-working and eager to learn new things. And then China… there aren’t enough words to describe this intricate (hence fascinating) country.
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