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View to Mercado Modelo and Elevador Lacerda

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A: Inside the Mercado Modelo

by Fabio Peixoto, 80 meters away

Inside the Mercado Modelo

B: Crafts on the Square Mercado Modelo

by Fabio Peixoto, 140 meters away

Crafts on the Square Mercado Modelo

C: Elevador Lacerda - Carnaval 2009

by Fernando Pinto, 190 meters away

Elevador Lacerda - Carnaval 2009

D: Square of Inglaterra

by Fabio Peixoto, 250 meters away

Square of Inglaterra

E: elevador lacerda

by Emile Duijker, 270 meters away

elevador lacerda

F: Elevador Lacerda, Bahia, Brasil

by Daniel da Costa Gomes Martins, 280 meters away

Elevador Lacerda, Bahia, Brasil

G: Elevador Lacerda Salvador

by Emile Duijker, 280 meters away

Elevador Lacerda Salvador

I: Pelourinho - Salvador- Brazil

by Marcio Cabral, 420 meters away

You can't go to Salvador, a major city located on a pensinsula on Bahia's coast, without spending tim...

Pelourinho - Salvador- Brazil

J: Praça Castro Alves

by Fernando Pinto, 480 meters away

Praça localizada na parte central do centro antigo da Cidade de Savador. Nela situa-sa um monumento e...

Praça Castro Alves

This panorama was taken in 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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