Colonial architecture is more prevalent in this area of Rio, called Lapa. The neighborhood of Lapa, known as the cradle of bohemian Rio is also famous for its architecture, starting with the Arcos – known as the Arcos da Lapa, constructed to act as conduit in the days of colonial Brazil and now serve as a signal for the cable cars that climb the hill of Santa Teresa.
From the Corcovado mountain, the views are endless especially when nature cooperates.
Some of the shots below creating the pano above.
A beautiful and healthy animal and probably a rising star in both sport and breeding.
A wonderful day in the Everglades Nat. Park, sunny, hot and humid and not forgetting the mosquitoes. Usually they are not fearsome during the winter months, but due to global warming, the temperature was quite unusual in February. I survived many bites, but was happy with the result. With Photoshop and using layer i came up with the idea of the threesome. Hooray for Photoshop.
Same bird different pause, getting ready to take off.
The opening of the wings is a precursor sign of imminent take off.
The osprey —also called fish eagle, sea hawk, river hawk, and fish hawk—is a diurnal, fish-eating bird of prey with a cosmopolitan range. It is a large raptor, reaching more than 60 cm in length and 180 cm across the wings.
Shots taken in the vicinity of a nest at the Everglades National Park.
Embera Women tend to wear a loincloths made of colorful cotton fabric. These Indigenous people are reputed for their crafts, beads necklaces, woven baskets and carvings, among other things, which is a way of life in the region.
Embera woman selling her handicrafts.
Routan chocolate must have a real good reputation in their caribbean island. This chocolate beauty can tell you lots of good things about this product in her country. Tastes good, I must admit: the chocolate… not her, and with a smile like this, she can turn any drinks into a delicious nectar.