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Warm up with Brazilian coffee

    This time of year, I start dreaming of a vacation in the tropics, and especially of Brazil, where I once spent  three  months  living in the the Afro-Brazilian city of Salvador da Bahia. During that time, the historic city was warming up for the week-long bacchanalia known as Mardi Gras, and every weekend, there was another street party and parade offering an endless stream of food, drink and music.      If you’re  also hearing samba drums in your head, check out… Read More »