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Vista interna do Jardim Botânico em Curitiba. Visita obrigatória para quem quer conhecer as belezas da cidade. Contém plantas tropicais e amazônicas.

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A: Curitiba Botanical Garden Greenhouse

by Rubens Cardia, less than 10 meters away

Inside of Greenhouse of Curitiba Botanical Garden.

Curitiba Botanical Garden Greenhouse

B: Botanical Garden

by Fernando Zequinao, 10 meters away

Botanical Garden

C: Botanical Garden Greenhouse

by Rodolpho Pajuaba, 10 meters away

Inaugurated in 1991, it is one of the most visited places in Curitiba. Created likewise the French Ga...

Botanical Garden Greenhouse

D: Botanical Garden Inside - Curitiba, Brazil

by alberto-borges, 10 meters away

Botanical Garden in Curitiba, Brazil

Botanical Garden Inside - Curitiba, Brazil

E: Botanical Garden Outside - Curitiba, Brazil

by alberto-borges, 10 meters away

Botanical Garden Outside - Curitiba, Brazil

F: Curitiba Botanical Garden

by Rubens Cardia, 10 meters away

External view of greenhouse in Curitiba's Botanical Garden. This greenhouse was an icon to brazilian ...

Curitiba Botanical Garden

G: Estufa Jardim Botânico

by Emilio Campi - 360 Total, 20 meters away

O Jardim Botânico de Curitiba ou Jardim Botânico Francisca Maria Garfunkel Richbieter, presta uma hom...

Estufa Jardim Botânico

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by Claudio Graziani, 30 meters away

I: Botanico2

by Claudio Graziani, 50 meters away

Botanico2

J: Jardim Botânico

by Emilio Campi - 360 Total, 70 meters away

O Jardim Botânico de Curitiba ou Jardim Botânico Francisca Maria Garfunkel Richbieter, presta uma hom...

Jardim Botânico

This panorama was taken in Curitiba, Brazil

This is an overview of Brazil

Here's your soundtrack. Okay, maybe they're not exactly brazillian but their music is awesome and their live shows legendary.

Now, Brazil covers almost half of South America and its Amazon rainforest is the world's largest jungle... which is rapidly getting cut down. The country is basically one giant botanical garden with some bangin' cities on its edges.

Brazil was colonized in 1808 by the royal court of Portugal, which was fleeing Napolean's troops. They didn't stay long, and Brazil won its independence in 1822.

Its biggest city, Sao Paulo, is the financial hub of South America. Brazil is the "b" in BRIC -- Brazil, Russia, India and China. These four were labeled the world's fastest developing large economies in the year 2001.

Brazil is known for three things: amazingly beautiful women, carnival, and Pele -- King of Football, Athlete of the Century, football ambassador of the world and a declared national treasure.

Brazillians can tell foreigners a mile away, by the way their hips move. Samba is built into the soul of brazil and carnival is when it bursts out into twenty-four hour undying explosions of sound on every street.

This picture of mask diving at the Taipus reefs makes me shed hot and salty tears all over my calendar, which is set on "January" right now.

Text by Steve Smith.

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