Brazil

Home of the Amazon rainforest

Things to know about Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in South America, this makes it the fifth largest country in the world. Brazil topical climate makes for nice weather year round, winters last three months from June to August. Winters average temp is between 55 and 64 degrees Fahrenheit, during summer you can expect 86 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. Locations of Brazil experiences heavy humidity and frequent showers. Brazil has many amazing physical features, one is the very famous and well known Amazon Rainforest, another is the astonishing Brazilian highlands.

How to fit in to Brazil's Culture

If you want to understand language in Brazil you will need to learn some Portuguese. When in Brazil if you see a person sucking their thumb it usually means they feel left out. If you see two people rubbing their fingers together that usually means they are best friends. Most people in Brazil will appear to be very well dressed and neat. When speaking with Brazilians don't be surprised if you are interrupted as they don't find it rude. Some things you will want to avoid doing in Brazil is, don't carry or show off excessive valuables with you, avoid showing your camcorder in public, and stray away form public transport. Brazil has different subcultures just like all other country's. One subculture is the Youth Funk Photography subculture, usually taking place in the more poor areas of Rio de Janeiro. Another is the Queer subculture, this is what Brazilians call the none strait people of the society. The Brazilian culture is becoming more technology based in the resent years. Brazil's economy is also growing which influences culture change.