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  • 1. THE RIO NEGRO RIVER...YES, THIS IS A RIVER...RIGHT BEFORE IT ENTERS INTO THE AMAZON.
  • 2. THE LARGE CITY OF MANAUS. MANAUS HAS 3 MILLION PEOPLE AND IS LOCATED AT THE JUNCTURE OF THE RIO NEGRO AND AMAZON RIVERS.
  • 3. A FAVELA IN MANAUS
  • 4. MANAUS MARINA ON THE RIO NEGRO
  • 5. BOAT DOCK TO LOAD PASSENGERS IN MANAUS
  • 6. A FLOATING GAS STATION ON THE RIO NEGRO RIVER
  • 7. PASSENGER BOAT THAT TRAVELS UP AND DOWN THE AMAZON. PEOPLE HANG HAMMOCKS ON THE DECKS AT NIGHT TO SLEEP.
  • 8. THERE ARE MANY SMALL BOATS ON THE AMAZON
  • 9. AREAS THAT ARE UNDERWOOD DURING SEASONAL FLOODS HAVE HOUSES AND STORES BUILT ON STILTS.
  • 10. TREE ROOTS IN THE RAIN FOREST ARE NOT DEEP. THEY HAVE BUTTRESSES WHICH SPREAD OUT IN THE THIN SOIL TO ANCHOR THE TREE.
  • 11. WHEN THE RIVERS FLOOD, RESIDENTS RELY ON BOATS THAT TRAVEL THROUGH “ROAD” CHANNELS TO GET PLACES
  • 12. MANY FAMILIES OWN THIS TYPE OF BOAT INSTEAD OF A CAR IN THE AMAZON REGION. NOTE THE MOTOR ON THE BOTTOM RIGHT. THE PROPELLER IS ON A SHAFT THAT ALLOWS THE PROPELLER TO TURN IN SHALLOW WATER TO AVOID SNAGS.
  • 13. THE GIANT AMAZON LILY CAN SUPPORT A SMALL CHILD. THEYGROW IN FLOODED SWAMPY AREAS.
  • 14. MEETING OF THE WATERS: The Rios Solimoes (the name for the Amazon in Brasil) and the Rio Negro meet near the city of Manaus. The two rivers are different colors. The Rio Negro is known as a black river (the color of weak black coffee) because it carries little sediment and has high acidity from decaying plant matter. The Salimoes is technically a white water river but is brown due to the high silt content. When the rivers meet, the do not mix almost six miles. The Rio Negro is colder and heavier than the Salimoes so the difference in temperature and density delays the mixing.
  • 15. LARGE CITY OF BELEM ON LOCATED AT THE MOUTH OF THE AMAZON ON THE PARA RIVER.
  • 16. THE PELERINHO SECTION OF SALVADOR IS THE OLDEST PART OF THE CITY. SALVADOR WAS THE FIRST CAPITAL OF BRASIL AND IS THE THIRD LARGEST CITY TODAY AFTER SAO PAULO AND RIO DE JANEIRO
  • 17. THIS SQUARE IN SALVADOR IS WHERE SLAVES WERE SOLD AND WHIPPED DURING THE COLONIAL PERIOD.
  • 18. SALVADOR HAS AN UPPER SECTION ON A BLUFF AND A LOWER SECTION NEAR THE WATER. THIS FAMOUS ELEVATOR WAS BUILT IN 1878, CONNECTING BOTH SECTIONS
  • 19. A CAPOEIRA CLASS ABOUT TO GIVE A DEMONSTRATION. CAPOEIRA IS AN AFRO-BRASILIAN FORM OF DANCE THAT USES MARTIAL ART MOVES. SLAVES PRACTICED FIGHTING BY DISGUISING IT AS A DANCE.
  • 20. WOMAN PLAYINGA BERIMBAU DURING A CAPOIERA PERFORMANCE. A BERIMBAU IS A TRADITIONAL AFRICAN INSTRUMENT BROUGHT TO BRASIL AND IS AN INTERGREL PART OF A CAPOIERA PERFORMANCE
  • 21. WATCHING THE WORLD CUP IN A MANAUS AMPITHEATRE
  • 22. STREAMERS ARE EVERWHERE FOR THE WORLD CUP. THESE PEOPLE IN A RESTAURANT ARE ABSORBED BY THE WORLD CUP
  • 23. GIANST WORLD CUP POSTER ABOVE SHOW STORE... NOTE THE HAVAIANAS FOR SALE...THE FAMOUS BRASILIAN FLIP FLOPS
  • 24. EVEN FLAGS IN THE MARKETS FOR THE WORLD CUP
  • 25. EVERY STREET IN EVERY CITY AND TOWN IN BRASIL HAS STREAMERS FOR THE WORLD CUP.
  • 26. BECAUSE THERE IS SO MUCH FRUIT IN BRASIL, THERE ARE FRUIT JUICE BARS EVERWHERE.
  • 27. A DRINK STAND ALONG LEBLON BEACH IN RIO. MANY STANDS THROUGHOUT BRASIL SELL COCONUT WATER, THE JUICE FROM GREEN COCONUTS. YES, THOSE ARE COCONUT PALMS GROWING DOWN THE STREET.
  • 28. SECOND LARGEST FAST FOOD RESTAURANT IN BRASIL...HABIB’S SELLS MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD LIKE GYROS, HUMMUS, AND FELAFEL. BRASIL HAS A LARGE MIDDLE EASTERN POPULATION...MAINLY FROM SYRIA.
  • 29. THIS IS IPANEMA BEACH IN RIO...McDONALD’S ARE IN MANY COUNTRIES
  • 30. BRASILIANS LOVE TO DINE “ALFRESCO”...OUTSIDE. THIS IS THE FAMOUS YELLOW HOTEL IN DOWNTOWN RIO DE JANEIRO. NOTICETHE WORLD CUP DECORATIONS. OF COURSE, THERE ARE THE UBIQUITOUS PLASTIC CHAIRS FOUND EVERYWHERE IN BRASIL.
  • 31. MORE PLASTIC CHAIRS IN THIS ALFRESCO RESTAURANT
  • 32. ALFRESCO DINING AND PLASTIC CHAIRS...THIS IS THE CITY OF BELEM LOCATED ON THE MOUTH OF THE AMAZON RIVER.
  • 33. A HOMEMADE DRINK FAVORED BY INDIGENOUS PEOPLE...CALLED CHICHA. WOMEN CHEW UP MANIOC/CASSAVA (CORN IN PERU) AND THEN SPIT IT INTOA VAT OF WATER. THE SPITCONTAINS AN ENZYME THAT MAKES THE DRINK MILDLY (1%) ALCHOHOLIC. THIS IS OFTEN SERVED TO COMPANY!
  • 34. FOOD IS SOLD INFORMALLY ALL OVER BRASIL. NOTICE THE GRAFITTI AND THE MOSAIC SIDEWALKS WHICH ARE ALSO COMMON.
  • 35. FRUIT TREES GROW EVERYWHERE IN BRAZIL AND FRUIT IS ALWAYS SERVED AT BREAKFAST
  • 36. TINY BANANNAS FOR BREAKFAST IN BRASIL
  • 37. SMALL BANANAS IN A MARKET...ONE BUNCH IS 2 REAIS (PRONOUNCED HEAS). THAT IS ROUGHLY A ONE BUNCH FOR A DOLLAR!
  • 38. OPEN AIR MARKETS ARE FOUND IN MOST CITIES AND TOWNS. THIS IS THE FAMOUS MERCADO MARKET IN THE CITY OF BELEM. PEOPLE SELL EVERTHING GROWN IN THE AMAZON BASIN HERE.
  • 39. PINEAPPLES ARE NATIVE TO BRASIL. THEY ARE SMALLER THAN THE PINEAPPLES WE SEE IN THE U.S. FROM HAWAII OR CENTRAL AMERICA.
  • 40. SLABS OF FISH FOR SALE!!!
  • 41. THIS IS A NATURAL HEALING DRUGSTORE. YOU CAN FIND ANY TYPE OF CURE FOR WHAT “AILS” YOU HERE. THE GOVERNMENT DOES NOT REGULATE THIS. NOTICE HOW THE HOMEMADE MEDICINE IS IN OLD SOFT DRINK BOTTLES.
  • 42. THIS SOAP KEEPS AWAY EVIL SPIRITS ACCORDING TO THE BOOTH’S OWNER...NOTICE THE CLENCHED FIST WITH THE THUMB BETWEEN THE FINGERS...THIS IS A SYMBOL OF GOOD LUCK IN BRASIL AND COMES FROM AFRICA
  • 43. THIS PICTURE IS INFORMATIVE...SELLING FOOD ON THE STREET, A MAN CHECKING OUT A WOMAN, THE MEN ARE WEARING HAVAIANAS FLIP FLOPS AND THE WOMAN IS WEARING HEELS. HOW THE STREET CUSTODIAN IS WEARING THAT OUTFIT NEAR THE EQUATOR IS A GOOD QUESTION.