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My loud laugh echoed through the empty streets of Villach in a cold January day, while talking to a new local friend I had just made. He asked me the same question many other Europeans did: “why would you leave Brazil’s tropical paradise to live in Austria, and worse, arrive in the middle of winter?”. When I opened my mouth to answer, he was quicker: “wait, I know, it’s because of the violence, right?”. That’s when I laughed, much to his surprise.
São Paulo is a very violent city, he’s right about that.
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Wie bereits in den vorigen Durchgängen verfolgt das Mentoring-Programm das Ziel, arbeitssuchenden oder dequalifiziert beschäftigten Migrant/innen beim Aufbau eines beruflichen Netzwerkes zu unterstützen.
Like every sommer, many villages in Carinthia celebrate, one each weekend, their "Kirchtag".
They are of course not as big as the well-know Villacher Kirchtag, but they are also interesting and worth visiting. (more)
For example, on sunday the 23rd of August is the turn of Achomitz, a small village right next to Feistritz an der Gail.
Although the most well-know activity is the Kufenstechen, which starts at 14h30 (if it does not rain) there are activities the whole day:
10h Church (bilingual german/slovenian)
After church wine is served and...