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Igreja do Bonfim

Walking the hill of Igreja do Bonfim…

I stand in the open-air square, surrounded by the beat of the benim bau.

The ocean, the palm trees, the sunlight, the view of Bahia… city of rolling hills. 224 mais palavras


Song of the Sabia

I awake to the song, of the sabia
a bird whose song
is a continues melodic, melody.
The sun is bright,
shining through, the shuttered windows… 368 mais palavras


Iemanja, Queen of the Ocean

Version of a Iemanja’s portrait

Original portrait of Iemanja, Queen of the Ocean

By Sylke Padilla, Nora Phelan & Lorenzo Marco

From the project Iemanja: The Forgotten Syncretism


week 325 ~ if you would still believe

if you would still believe
in things you cannot see
there’s no room to deceive

here on this new year’s eve
as fortunes interweave
if you would still believe… 65 mais palavras



Rainha Iemanjá!
Tatuagem feita para um brother.

Multicultural traditions in Barcelona: February 2nd


In some Western liturgical churches, February 2nd, Candlemas Day, in Spanish the “Día de La Candelaria”, is the end of the Epiphany …