Tag: Brazil

  • Aparacida Samba School

    [soundcloud url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/35859643″ params=”show_comments=false&auto_play=false&show_artwork=true&color=114662″ width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Imagine spending three marathon hours with a Brazilian drum corps, pounding out samba rhythms on the steamy evening streets of Manaus. Imagine dancing […]

  • Photo Credit: Brian Scannell

    An Evening at the Opera House

    In each port city, Semester at Sea organizes dozens of field programs to connect class material with cultural experiences, but often the ship’s arrival coincidentally overlaps with a local event […]

  • Photo Credit: Tiana Marie

    Amazon Trail

    After over a week on Brazilian waters, the MV Explorer is headed east to Ghana. Stay tuned for more sights and sounds of the Spring 2012 port visit in Manaus. […]

  • A Visit from the Foreign Service

    Sunday morning in Macapá, several representatives from the US Embassy in Brasilia stepped off a boat in the middle of the Amazon River and climbed aboard the MV Explorer. The […]

  • US Embassy Visits SAS on the Amazon

    The MV Explorer welcomes international guests on every voyage, and we’ll be making a quick stop in Macapá early Sunday morning to welcome three delegates from the US Embassy in […]

  • The Importance of Visiting Brazil

    On December 30, 2011, the The MV Explorer will enter the Amazon River in Northern Brazil for the first Enrichment Voyage visit to Brazil since 2008. It is incredibly important for us to understand and visit this burgeoning economic powerhouse and strategic ally of the United States.

  • Stefanie Amadeo: U.S. Diplomat

    U.S. Foreign Service officer, Stephanie Amadeo, sailed with the SAS Spring 2011 voyage for three days in Brazil, talking about her work, career, and the robust economy in Brazil.


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