— Neil DeGrasse Tyson. (via curvesincolor)
Sr. Florentino plays Viola caipira for his wife Dona Firmina
Caipira Life, Buri, São Paulo. 1960
Caipira (from Old Tupi ka’apir, which means “bush cutter”) is a Brazilian term used to designate inhabitants of rural areas of Southeast Region of Brazil. The term caipira can also be applied to the different cultural manifestations of the caipiras, such as their music, dialects and accents.
The Caipira accent was strongly influenced by the old Ñe’engatú (Amazonian general language) spoken throughout Brazil until the 19th century. currently, the Modern Ñe’engatú is Official language in São Gabriel da Cachoeira and widely spoken by many Brazilian indigenous and mestizos and spoken in some regions of Colombia and Venezuela.
The diminutive form derived from the caipira noun, caipirinha, is known as a cocktail worldwide.
Macocha Gorge, Czech Republic
I have been in that lil dudes spot!! oh memories….
Neatly spaced huts of a Mansaka barrio in the Philippines
National Geographic | August 1971
The Pinnacles, Western Australia, Australia: Colourful Continent, Irene and Michael Morcombe 1975
Oneonta Creek gorge, Oregon
Ray Atkeson © 1968
My heart is in the gorge always