Garance, you're so shallow!
2152 days ago
Getting day organised. Perfect weather in Rio... Now where are you cool cariocas? (Ok not REALLY sure what that word means)
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nice writing :)
Cafeína, prendre le petit dej à Talho Capixaba,aller à Letras e Expressões pour regarder les magazins en bouvant un café au deuxieme etage...
Bien, je n'ose pas vous dire vu qu'il y a dejá des explications assez historiques sur la page! Pour les cariocas cools,il faut se promener par la Rue Dias Ferreira au Leblon ( Fin du Leblon), par Ataulfo de Paiva aux alentours de Garcia et Rodrigues, Cafe
Et t'as pas renversé un peu de ton café sur ton agenda, non? Héhé.
... so the river was called Carioca, for it was the house of the white people. later, everybody who was born near the river was nicknamed carioca too.
I completely forgot that the 140character-rule apply here in twitpic too... so, Rio means "river" in portuguese and de Janeiro means "of January". There was a big river here (now it's under the city) where the first colonizators settle, so the river was c
We say praia in Brazil, instead of playa (thats spanish)
getting used to the weather? better than paris? hahahah!
cariocas are the people from Rio like new-yorkers are the people from NY.
the word comes from the indigenous dialect of Tupi-Guarani, from "kara'i oca", roughly translating to "house of white people".
There was a river here (Rio means river in por
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