Landscape with Trees and Figures ~ Vincent van Gogh
Tarot-Dreams Halloween Giveaway.
On Halloween, Tarot-Dreams will be giving away a deck of tarot cards, healing crystals, and a few other surprises to one lucky follower.
1. Follow Tarot-Dreams.tumblr.com
2. Reblog this post.
The winner will be chosen at random and publicly announced on Tarot-Dreams.tumblr.com on Halloween. If you’re the winner, a request for your mailing address will be sent to your blog. In order to collect your prize, you will have one week to respond. Best of luck to all.
Past winner: the-neverending-fairytale.tumblr.com
We all love our pets, but for every indifferent cat and laid-back dog, there are animals who can only be described as stage-5 clingers. For all 17 of these adorable pet’s that love their owners too much go here.
Map of Brazil, by Luiz Teixeira, ca. 1586
Note the Portuguese captaincies, or land grants to loyal nobles, along the Brazilian coast. Of the first 15 charters, five were not colonized, 8 were of limited success due to Indian attacks, and only two of these — São Vicente and Pernambuco — were successful right away.
Map reproduced by David Woodward (editor), The History of Cartography, Volume 3: Cartography in the European Renaissance, 2007.