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THE NEW 7 WONDERS OF THE WORLD

Posted By misspoli on Jul 17, 2007 at 8:39AM

The New7Wonders organization announced the following 7 candidates have been elected to represent global heritage throughout history. The listing is in random order, as announced at the Declaration Ceremony on 07.07.07. All the New 7 Wonders are equal and are presented as a group without any ranking.

The Great Wall, ChinaThe Great Wall, China

Petra, JordanPetra, Jordan

Christ Redeemer, BrazilChrist Redeemer, Brazil

Machu Picchu, PeruMachu Picchu, Peru

Chichén Itzá, MexicoChichén Itzá, Mexico

The Roman Colosseum, ItalyThe Roman Colosseum, Italy

The Taj Mahal, IndiaThe Taj Mahal, India

The Acropolis, Greece; Alhambra, Spain; Angkor, Cambodia; Statues of Easter Island, Chile; Eiffel Tower, France; Hagia Sophia, Turkey; Kiyomizu Temple, Japan; Kremlin/St. Basil, Russia; Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany; Pyramids of Giza, Egypt; Statue of Liberty, USA; Stonehenge, United Kingdom; Sydney Opera House, Australia and Timbuktu, Mali are the others finalists, but the choice was by vote in sites ans sms by mobile phone and just the first seven were the more voted.

Oh, I´m so excited! The Christ Redeemer, in my city Rio de Janeiro is one of the new seven wonders of the world and I can see it every day!


São Paulo Fashion Week

Posted By misspoli on Jun 21, 2007 at 11:13AM

Some pics about this happen of the fashion!

Must see in Rio - MIAN - Museu Internacional de Arte Naif do Brasil

Posted By auroraforever on Jun 3, 2007 at 5:07PM

This small museum is a must see for anyone who wants to see works from Brazilian artists. The museum is located a short distance from the train to the Christ. Stop by while you wait for your train. It's well worth your time.

Rio de Janeiro

Posted By auroraforever on May 27, 2007 at 7:31PM

beautiful Rio

Gisele: Good bye Victoria´s Secret and Welcome Cacharel

Posted By misspoli on May 2, 2007 at 3:29PM

Yesterday The New York Post announced that Gisele Bündchen left the lingerie mark Victoria Secret. Today, the Brazilian site "Estrelando" announce that the super model is already the substantial and exclusive face of mark Cacharel. The Brazilian beauty has signed a multi-million dollar contract to be lending her face to a new fragrance: Liberté.
Cacharel agent said that Gisele was chosen because she is gorgeous, have a big personality and is popular in Europe, Middle East, Japan and Chine.

Good luck for her!

Good bye Victoria´s secret!Good bye Victoria´s secret!Welcome Cacharel!Welcome Cacharel!

Gisele gets out Victoria´s Secret team

Posted By misspoli on May 1, 2007 at 4:37PM

The super model Gisele Bündchen announced the end of her contract with the lingerie mark Vitoria´s Secret in the New York Post. The newspaper told that her sister, Patrícia Bündchen, confirmed that Gisele decided let the line "Angel" because Vitoria´s Secrect denied to pay her five millions of dollars for year.
Its source said that Victoria´s Secret does not care for Gisele and that they have five new hotter younger girls debuting next year.

Who can be hotter than Gisele?

The Victoria´s Secret loss!The Victoria´s Secret loss!

Gisele fattier, hearthier and prettier

Posted By misspoli on Apr 28, 2007 at 6:00AM

The supermodel Gisele Bündchen stopped to smoking last year and decided have a better palate. With these decisions she is now 13 pounds fattier. But it was good for her. Gisele is healthier and prettier than she was (is it possible?).
Her new body induce rumors about a pregnancy, but she said they are lies.

source: www.extra.globo.com

Acarajé Recipe - From Brazil

Posted By misspoli on Apr 22, 2007 at 1:09PM

Acarajé is a Brazilian food, it´s very famous in Bahia, one of Brazil´s states. It´s a moisture of Brazilian and African cook. It´s a delicious fast food!
Try it!!!

Ingredients:
1 pound dried black-eyed peas
1/2 cup dried shrimp
3/4 cup roughly chopped onion
2 teaspoons roughly chopped garlic
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
Salt
2 quarts vegetable oil

Black-eyed Pea FrittersBlack-eyed Pea Fritters

Black-eyed Pea Fritter Sauce
1/2 cup dried shrimp
3/4 cup roughly chopped onion
1 teaspoon peeled fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt

Bahia´s cooker fry it and cram with a delicious souce!!! It´s very hot!Bahia´s cooker freet it and cram with a delicious souce!!! It´s very hot!

Directions:
Soak the black-eyed peas overnight in cold water to cover. Drain. Rub off and discard the skins. Soak the shrimp in cold water to cover for 30 minutes. Puree the peas, onion, shrimp, garlic and cayenne in a food processor. Season to taste with salt, if necessary. Form mixture into tablespoon size balls.

Meanwhile in a 5-quart pot or Dutch oven, fitted with a candy or deep-frying thermometer, or in an electric deep fryer, heat oil over medium-low heat until the thermometer registers 365 degrees F. Make sure you have at least 3 inches of space between the top of the oil and the top of the pan, as oil will bubble up when fritters are added.

Fry the fritters in small batches until golden brown all over, turning once. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Serve at room temperature with Black-eyed Pea Fritter Sauce.

Black-eyed pea Fritter Sauce:
Soak the shrimp in cold water, to cover, for 30 minutes. Drain the shrimp and puree in a food processor or blender with the onion, ginger and red pepper. Heat the oil in a skillet and saute the shrimp mixture for about 5 minutes. Season with salt, to taste. Transfer to a bowl and serve with fritters.
Yield: about 1 1/4 cups

Hummmm... it´s so good!!!Hummmm... it´s so good!!!

If you think it´s hard to cook, look for a Brazilian restaurant!

Sandy and Junior duo break up!!!

Posted By misspoli on Apr 18, 2007 at 5:30AM

Brazilian singers Sandy and Junior are brothers and have worked together for seventeen years. They started when they were little kids and song country music. Then, they changed their style for pop.
Now, they want to go for different ways. Junior is drummer of the rock band Soulfunk and Sandy wants to sing Jazz. She is Ella Fitzgerald fan.
They announced the break up yesterday and told that the last production together will be "Sandy and Junior - Unplugged by MTV".
They made a international career, singing in Portuguese and English, with shows in USA, Canada, Europe and Japan.

When they were kids, with Country SongsWhen they were kids, with Country Songs

Now, Junior keep on with his new bandNow, Junior keep on with his new band

And Sandy keep on with the JazzAnd Sandy keep on with the Jazz

And a last good-bye for the Brothers Lima!And a last good-bye for the Brothers Lima!

Is your heart fashion?

Posted By misspoli on Apr 13, 2007 at 3:43PM

These times, when all newspapers are talking about wars, Brazilian designers are punting in romantic bijou and the theme of the moment is the heart to dress your ears or neck.
The stones are select for each moment. For engagements and marries, usually are used diamonds. For sophisticated parties, sapphire or emerald. For daily, quartz gems of every color makes a fashionable look and supply the necessity of women that thinks a creative dressing is very important and the bijou are simply substantial.
This new collection is based in a brass: gold. White or yellow, it masters and the small jewels help to ornament.
Some people think that jewellery are just the cherry of ice cream, but for women, specially fashioners, maybe the cherry is the most relevant in the ice cream because like the gem is what really make the look - what is true hot!
If your heart is not fashion, you can buy another to make your life more romantic. If it is, hearts must be going together with
anothers, don´t you think?

Small heart of goldSmall heart of gold

Heart for lovers - white goldHeart for lovers - white gold

A heart sky with white gold starsA heart sky with white gold stars

A heart of quartzA heart of quartzhearts and black safiras on the ears... chic!hearts and black safiras on the ears... chic!small diamonds on heartssmall diamonds on hearts
your love and you, two parts, just one heartyour love and you, two parts, just one heart

To know more about:
www.portaljoias.com.br

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