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The Most Amazing Summer

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I have always been a big fan of travelling. To me, travelling broadens the mind, and helps us forget or care less about things that do not matter. One of the greatest things of being part of SPPD is that, it provides you with so many great opportunities and reasons to travel.

As part of my summer class – PPD 613-International Laboratory-Brazil – we took a trip to Rio de Janeiro. It was an absolutely wonderful trip and rewarding experience. As a class, not only did we go to those grand Olympic and World Cup venues for our projects, but also we took the train up to be embraced by Christ the Redeemer—landmark of Rio; we got sand between our toes on the world-famous Ipanema Beach and Copacabana Beach; we tried Brazilian BBQ and acai when touring around the European-style downtown area of the great city.
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