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"The April rain, the April rain,
Comes slanting down in fitful showers,
Then from the furrow shoots the grain,
And banks are fledged with nestling flowers;
And in grey shawl and woodland bowers
The cuckoo through the April rain
Calls once again."

Mathilde Blind, April Rain
April
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  • jhon_sidneyjhon_sidney Posts: 1
    Hi! my name is jhon , I am from Brasil
  • patanpatan Posts: 5
    Hello. I'm from Argentina.


    > @jhon_sidney said:
    > Hi! my name is jhon , I am from Brasil

    Jhon last summer i was in brasil, I went to Buzios and Arraial do Cabo, a real paradise!
    Regards
  • BikashBikash Posts: 3
    Hello Everyone. I am from a beautiful country India.Basically I am from a state Odisha situated by Bay of Bengal.
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 19,969 mod
    Welcome on the forum @Bikash and you are right India is a wonderful country with mysterious places.
  • marcelandressamarcelandressa Posts: 6
    Hello Guys!

    I'm from Sao Paulo - Brazil.
  • vinayagarwalkdlvinayagarwalkdl Posts: 35 Inactive
    Hello, everybody, I am from India.
  • Oluraddy_4realOluraddy_4real Posts: 29 ✭✭
    I am from Lagos, the western part of Nigeria ; known as the giant of Africa
  • Oluraddy_4realOluraddy_4real Posts: 29 ✭✭
    > @Oluraddy_4real said:
    > I am from Lagos, the western part of Nigeria ; known as the giant of Africa.

    It's a privilege to be here and I do hope learning will be easier and fun on this platform.
  • balubalu Posts: 22 Inactive
    Hello ! I am from India.
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 19,969 mod
    edited June 2017
    @balu welcome on the forum. You are from India. I know India from the history of father Lievens. This man was born in Belgium in 1856 and I live nearby his birthtplace. He left Belgium for India and he lived in Chotanagpur so a 300 km from Calcutta and he started then a mission In Ranchi.
  • SpoukzSpoukz Posts: 4
    Hello everyone, I'm from Brazil! o/
  • ridorridor Posts: 27 ✭✭
    Hello, I'm from Belgium.
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 19,969 mod
    Hello @ridor welcome on the forum. Here is speaking a countrywoman of you. This forum is fantastic and there are many people from around the world you can meet. Participate in several categories and your world gets so much bigger.
  • balubalu Posts: 22 Inactive
    @Paulette that's awesome.Is he still continuing his mission ?
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,341 mod
    Where in India are you from @balu? India is such a huge place. I have visited many times and love exploring your country.
  • balubalu Posts: 22 Inactive
    edited June 2017
    @mheredge I am from Andhra pradesh ( which is in the south-east part of India)
  • LanaLana Posts: 23 ✭✭
    Hi, I am from Belgrade, which is capital and the largest city of Serbia. There are two millione people in Belgrade and always something happens.
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 19,969 mod
    @Lana what I know about Serbia is his complicated geography, but I learned earlier at school about Yugoslavia, but about 10 years ago everything changed. ( I am ritered now)
    What me at that time fascinated was the story of the Ottoman Bridge. It was supposed to be a prescribed culture, that sixteen-year-old boys from Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina jumped from the historic bridge Stari Most in the icy Neretva River to start a successful life as an adult.

  • AndikaAndika Posts: 23 ✭✭
    Hi

    I am Andika, nice to meet you all :blush:
  • arzulitaarzulita Posts: 144 ✭✭✭
    Hi @Andika nice to meet you too.
    Where are you from?
  • AndikaAndika Posts: 23 ✭✭
    Hi @arzulita i'm from Indonesia :smiley:
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,341 mod
    @Lana (and @markov)I first visited Yugoslavia in 1981 before it split into several different countries. I returned last year to visit Lubjiana, Zagreb, Sarajevo and Split. I will go back as I need more time to explore the region.

    In 1981 my friend and I were travelling by train inter railing in Eastern Europe @Paulette - Czechoslovkia, Hungry, Romania, Bulgaria and Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia hardly seemed communist in comparison to the other countries (Hungry seemed a bit more liberal than the others too). We were about the only western tourists travelling to these places then! It was a fascinating trip.
  • arzulitaarzulita Posts: 144 ✭✭✭
    @Andika I like İndonesia it's a beautiful country :) I wish to travel there someday.
  • AndikaAndika Posts: 23 ✭✭
    @arzulita , amen :) where are you from by the way?
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,341 mod
    @Andika where in Indonesia are you from? I know it is a very big country. I visited East Java a few years ago and I was very impressed.
  • AndikaAndika Posts: 23 ✭✭
    edited June 2017
    @mheredge thanks :) there are so much beautiful landscape, i was born in middle of Java, but now i'm living in Jakarta, what was your plan to visit East Java?
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,341 mod
    I visited for five days with my Singaporean friends on a tour of your magnificent temples @Andika. I then stayed an extra couple of days with a friend to visit Mount Bromo. I spent a couple of days in Ubud in Balintore before continuing to Australia. I never saw anything of Jakarta.
  • LanaLana Posts: 23 ✭✭
    @Paulette, @mheredge Once upon a time there was Yugoslavia...It was big and powerful country and, of course communist. Today, situation is completely different. Yugoslavia doesen't exist any more. Yugoslavia broke up into a few countries and one of them is Serbia, where I live. Belgrade is beautiful city and every foreigner who comes to our country be impressed.
  • PaulettePaulette Posts: 19,969 mod
    @Lana, indeed the history of Serbia is very complicated its borders changed many times and I believe Serbia has eight neigbor countries.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 37,341 mod
    I certainly was impressed by the whole region @Lana.

    I'm visiting Toulouse, in the southwest of France. I love staying in hostels because there you can meet people from all over the world. Sitting next to me is a Japanese boy who was both in Osaka (@Shiny03), then last night I shared a dorm with a French girl from the north who had been attending a course for supervising children at summer camps, a young Italian from Piedmont who's hiking the Compostella pilgrimage route, and a Turkish guy from Normandy taking an exam. There a funny Spanish guy here too who plays the piano (badly) but it's still nice.
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