If you have a funny or unusual photo depicting life in Brazil please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with Photo of the Week in the subject line. Ideally we are after photos that are of something a little different, not traditional shots of beaches and sunsets. Please send relatively high resolution images (0.5 Megapixel / 640 x 480 or bigger), and let us know where you took the photo and if you have a title for it.
Keeper of the Dunes
Taken by Rebecca Borges in Canoa Quebrada, Ceara.
Taken by Randy "R Dub!" Williams in Recife.
Taken by Chip Kishel in Jardim Paulista, 1963.
Taken by Maree Voller in Salvador.
Taken by John Duhig at Juquehy Beach.
Taken by Peter ONeill at Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro.
Taken by John Hamilton at Copacabana Beach.
Terraco Italia Bar
Taken by Ron Finely in Sao Paulo.
Taken by Chip Kishel in Sao Paulo, in 1962.
Taken by Peter Caplan at Santa Cecilia.
Taken by Bill Kishel in 1963 at Sao Paulo airport.
Taken by Frank McMorrow on the Trilha Natividade da Serra to Sao Luis do Paraitinga in Sao Paulo state.
Everyone Loves Skol
Taken by Dave Ricci.
Morro Dois Irmaos
Taken by Kevin Raub at Fernando de Noronha.
Taken by Chip Kishel in 1963 at Jardim Paulista.
Taken by Simon Robinson at São Francisco Xavier.
Working Proudly in the Rain
Taken by Rose Steinmetz at Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo.
Futebol na Praia
Taken by R Dub at Boa Viagem Beach, Recife, PE.
Making The Best of a Flood
Taken by Bob Stanley in Arari, Maranhão.
Three Real Brazilians
Taken by Ines Van Damme in Olinda, Pernambuco. The Indian in the painting is the original inhabitant of Brazil, the man is a Brazilian of European heritage, and the dog is a Fila Brasileiro, a national breed from Brazil imported via the colonists.
Taken by Kevin Raub, the statue of São Pedro is the patron saint of Rio Grande do Sul in the city of São Pedro do Butiá.
Taken by Eric Williams.
Enough Easter Eggs
Taken by Michael Rubin in Curitiba.
High Tide in Paraty
Taken by Michael Smyth in Paratys Old Town. A full moon and rough seas caused the highest tide in years with the water coming into the streets of the old town.
Taken by Maree Voller in Paraty.
Sao Paulo 1962
Taken by Chip Kishel in Sao Paulo.
Taken by Rose Steinmetz in Embu Das Artes.
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Bridge?
Taken by Peter Schoenster in Domingo Martins, Espirito Santo.
Taken by Ronald Johnston in Rio de Janeiro.
Taken by Daniel Schnable. Daniel says: I took a photo of these after picking them up for free during the London Olympics from Somerset House, which was the base for Casa Brasil promoting the Rio 2016 games.
Taken by Cory Miller in Rio last week.
Living on the Edge
Taken by Christian Taylor in Jericoacoara, Ceará. It was taken atop a huge sand dune, right on the edge of the drop, as the wind whistled by.
Taken by Jack Martin in Juquehy.
Taken by Chip Kishel in Sao Paulo, 1962.
Taken by Tammy Baldino at Beto Carrero World, Penha, Santa Catarina.
Sao Paulo Sunrise
Taken by Luci Willis.
Taken by Janos Szego in Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco.
Father Christmas on Vacation
Taken by Ivika Toldova Costa in Sao Paulo.
Taken by John Napper at Cúpula dos Povos, in Rio de Janeiro.
Andrade and Pessoa
Taken by Peter Caplan. Mario de Andrade and Fernando Pessoa make a surprise visit to São Paulo - "living statues" of two of Brazil's greatest writers. They're advertising the first annual festival of Estatua Viva do Brasil, from March 2012.
Taken by Ron Stewart in Maranhão (Lençois Maranhenses).
Taken by Derek Tasker Norton in 25 de Maio Street, Sao Paulo.
Taken by Rebecca Schaffino in Amazonas.
Taken by Gary Reilly.
Taken by Carl Venzke at the carnival in Bezerros Cidade, Pernambuco.
No More Dogs
Taken by John Duhig in Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo.
Taken by Steven Von Linne in Buzios.
Taken by Ralph Ashenhurst.
Taken by Marc Devigne in Bonito.
Taken by Eddie Rosa in Patriarca, Sao Paulo.
Taken by Ivan Brown in Salvador, Bahia.
Dog Delivery Service
Taken by Matthew Tonkin in Bahia.
Taken by Laura Baldwin in Lencois Maranhense.
Taken by Richard Company at the Mercado Municipal in São Paulo.
Taken by Jessica Torok in Bahia.
Taken by Robert at São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro.
Bird of Paradise
Taken by Graham Meaden.
Lust for Life
Taken by Suza Kohlstedt in Sao Paulo.
Taken by Leonardo Pietrafesa.
Taken by Maria Silva in Trindade.
Sun Before Rain
Taken by Marc Devigne in Monte Verde.
His & Hers
Taken by Suza Kohlstedt at Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.
Taken by JB Harvey at the Brenand studio outside of Recife.
Taken by Ines Van Damme at Paraguacu River, Bahia.
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