ESCAPE THE ORDINARY PHOTOS: Cuenca

Mar 11, 2016 | | Say something

IMG_1955The mountain city of Cuenca. As seen from Mirador de Turi. The people in the bottom right  were practicing Capoeira. A fascinating martial art from Brazil which was brought over from Africa with the slaves. They disguised it as a dance since they weren’t allowed to practice martial arts by their masters. Beautiful to watch, no idea how effective it might be in a real situation – that always depends on the teacher, the practitioner, and the situation.

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