Banho de Mar

Banho de Mar

Did you know that around 1900 no one with “good manners” could go to the beach? The sea was the place for the treatment of patients by hydrotherapy (what would be today as the water aerobics). The habit of bathing in the sea begins around 1910, for the influence of...
Frescobol

Frescobol

Frescobol Frescobol was invented in 1945 by Lian Pontes de Carvalho (businessman) in Copacabana, who made some rackets calling the sport beach tennis. In 1958, Millôr Fernandes (Brazilian writer, journalist, cartoonist, humorist and more.) in his column Pif-Paf of the...
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