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Swiss Up! - A one-way ticket to Brazil

Swiss Up! // Community// Explore Switzerland// Science & Technology// Health// General // By Tay Kinnear // May 28, 2019

 200 years ago, a group of people from Fribourg and Lucerne made the treacherous journey to Brazil, to colonise an area now known as Nova Friburgo.

With over 2,000 people leaving Switzerland to go on this one-way trip to Brazil, it's no wonder that ancestry research is still passed between the two countries. So if you're Swiss or Brazilian, you might have family members living in the other country! 

Find out all that and more on today's episode. 

 

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