Fortuna Curiosa

Australian Abroad, Keen Capoeirista, Museum Mogul, Budding Blogger, Thirsty Traveller – currently ItapuĆ£, Salvador, Brazil

Category Archives: Capoeira

Bound in Buenos Aires

Due to a visa mishap which required me to get new papers sent to me from Australia and the UK and to deal with an awful lot of red tape, … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Campo de Mandinga

One of the amazing things about living in Brasil is the amount of capoeira there is to play! To be fair, in London you can probably find a capoeira class … Continue reading

April 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Pushing through a Plateau

I love capoeira. I have been training it seriously for about five years and it just makes my life better in so many ways. It is fantastic exercise – cardio, … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · 1 Comment

Batizado 2015

The first weekend of December saw our Batizado – our annual Capoeira event where the various chapters of our group Abolicao in the UK (Oxford – London – Taunton) come … Continue reading

December 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brasil – August 2105

This summer I was fortunate enough to spend two and a half weeks in Salvador, Brasil on a trip with my Mestre Luis Negao and fellow capoeiristas from the Oxford, … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Capoeira – July 2015

The weather may have been touch and go, but July has proven an awesome month for Capoeira. It kicked off at the start of the month with the annual Cowley … Continue reading

August 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Let’s Play Capoeira 2015

Last weekend I was fortunate enough to be able to make it to Mestre Maxwel in Swansea for Let’s Play Capoeira 2015. I first went to Swansea in 2013 for … Continue reading

June 3, 2015 · Leave a comment