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PHOTO OF THE WEEK

If you have a funny or unusual photo depicting life in Brazil please send it to gringoes@gringoes.com 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.

Anhangabau

Brazil Photo of the Week: Anhangabau
Taken by Chip Kishel in Sao Paulo, in 1962.

Wavy Sidewalk

Brazil Photo of the Week: Wavy Sidewalk
Taken by Peter Caplan at Santa Cecilia.

Varig Airliner

Brazil Photo of the Week: Varig Airliner
Taken by Bill Kishel in 1963 at Sao Paulo airport.

Traffic Jam

Brazil Photo of the Week: Traffic Jam
Taken by Frank McMorrow on the Trilha Natividade da Serra to Sao Luis do Paraitinga in Sao Paulo state.

Everyone Loves Skol

Brazil Photo of the Week: Everyone Loves Skol
Taken by Dave Ricci.

Morro Dois Irmaos

Brazil Photo of the Week: Morro Dois Irmaos
Taken by Kevin Raub at Fernando de Noronha.

Vespa

Brazil Photo of the Week: Vespa
Taken by Chip Kishel in 1963 at Jardim Paulista.

Sunrise

Brazil Photo of the Week: Working Proudly in the Rain
Taken by Simon Robinson at São Francisco Xavier.

Working Proudly in the Rain

Brazil Photo of the Week: Working Proudly in the Rain
Taken by Rose Steinmetz at Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo.

Futebol na Praia

Brazil Photo of the Week: Futebol na Praia
Taken by R Dub at Boa Viagem Beach, Recife, PE.

Making The Best of a Flood

Brazil Photo of the Week: Making The Best of a Flood
Taken by Bob Stanley in Arari, Maranhão.

Three Real Brazilians

Brazil Photo of the Week: 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.

Sao Pedro

Brazil Photo of the Week: Sao Pedro
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.

Morning Visitor

Brazil Photo of the Week: Morning Visitor
Taken by Eric Williams.

Enough Easter Eggs

Brazil Photo of the Week: Enough Easter Eggs
Taken by Michael Rubin in Curitiba.

High Tide in Paraty

Brazil Photo of the Week: High Tide in Paraty
Taken by Michael Smyth in Paraty's 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.

Girlfriends

Brazil Photo of the Week: Girlfriends
Taken by Maree Voller in Paraty.

Sao Paulo 1962

Brazil Photo of the Week: Sao Paulo 1962
Taken by Chip Kishel in Sao Paulo.

Santo Grau

Brazil Photo of the Week: Santo Grau
Taken by Rose Steinmetz in Embu Das Artes.

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Bridge?

Brazil Photo of the Week: Why Did the Chicken Cross the Bridge?
Taken by Peter Schoenster in Domingo Martins, Espirito Santo.

Carioca Pooches

Brazil Photo of the Week: CariocaPooches
Taken by Ronald Johnston in Rio de Janeiro.

Fitinhas

Brazil Photo of the Week: Fitinhas
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.

Bloco Revellers

Brazil Photo of the Week: Bloco Revellers
Taken by Cory Miller in Rio last week.

Living on the Edge

Brazil Photo of the 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.

Fresh Fish

Brazil Photo of the Week: FreshFish
Taken by Jack Martin in Juquehy.

Rua Pamplona

Brazil Photo of the Week: Fire Whip
Taken by Chip Kishel in Sao Paulo, 1962.

Fire Whip

Brazil Photo of the Week: Fire Whip
Taken by Tammy Baldino at Beto Carrero World, Penha, Santa Catarina.

Sao Paulo Sunrise

Brazil Photo of the Week: Sao Paulo Sunrise
Taken by Luci Willis.

No Topo

Brazil Photo of the Week: No Topo
Taken by Janos Szego in Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco.

Father Christmas on Vacation

Brazil Photo of the Week: Father Christmas on Vacation
Taken by Ivika Toldova Costa in Sao Paulo.

Pickled Snakes

Brazil Photo of the Week: Pickled Snakes
Taken by John Napper at Cúpula dos Povos, in Rio de Janeiro.

Andrade and Pessoa

Brazil Photo of the Week: 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.

Wooden Asterisk

Brazil Photo of the Week: Wooden Asterisk
Taken by Ron Stewart in Maranhão (Lençois Maranhenses).

Busker

Brazil Photo of the Week: Busker
Taken by Derek Tasker Norton in 25 de Maio Street, Sao Paulo.

Secret Doorway

Brazil Photo of the Week: Secret Doorway
Taken by Rebecca Schaffino in Amazonas.

Sandy Ladies

Brazil Photo of the Week: Sandy Ladies
Taken by Gary Reilly.

Pernambuco Clowns

Brazil Photo of the Week: Pernambuco Clowns
Taken by Carl Venzke at the carnival in Bezerros Cidade, Pernambuco.

No More Dogs

Brazil Photo of the Week: No More Dogs
Taken by John Duhig in Ibirapuera Park, Sao Paulo.

Big Beer

Brazil Photo of the Week: Big Beer
Taken by Steven Von Linne in Buzios.

Recife Girl

Brazil Photo of the Week: Recife Girl
Taken by Ralph Ashenhurst.

Bonito Blue

Brazil Photo of the Week: BonitoBlue
Taken by Marc Devigne in Bonito.

Mobile Library

Brazil Photo of the Week: Mobile Library
Taken by Eddie Rosa in Patriarca, Sao Paulo.

Clay Chicken

Brazil Photo of the Week: Clay Chicken
Taken by Ivan Brown in Salvador, Bahia.


Dog Delivery Service

Brazil Photo of the Week: Dog Delivery Service
Taken by Matthew Tonkin in Bahia.


Dunes

Brazil Photo of the Week: Dunes
Taken by Laura Baldwin in Lencois Maranhense.


Fruity

Brazil Photo of the Week: Fruity
Taken by Richard Company at the Mercado Municipal in São Paulo.


Mango Monkey

Brazil Photo of the Week: Mango Monkey
Taken by Jessica Torok in Bahia.


Hang Glider

Brazil Photo of the Week: Hang Glider
Taken by Robert at São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro.


Bird of Paradise

Brazil Photo of the Week: Bird of Paradise
Taken by Graham Meaden.


Lust for Life

Brazil Photo of the Week: Lust for Life
Taken by Suza Kohlstedt in Sao Paulo.


Rio Lightning

Brazil Photo of the Week: Rio Lightning
Taken by Leonardo Pietrafesa.


Jungle Love

Brazil Photo of the Week: Jungle Love
Taken by Maria Silva in Trindade.


Sun Before Rain

Brazil Photo of the Week: Sun Before Rain
Taken by Marc Devigne in Monte Verde.


His & Hers

Brazil Photo of the Week: His & Hers
Taken by Suza Kohlstedt at Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.


Ceramic Works

Brazil Photo of the Week: Ceramic Works
Taken by JB Harvey at the Brenand studio outside of Recife.


Canoe Parking

Brazil Photo of the Week: Canoe Parking
Taken by Ines Van Damme at Paraguacu River, Bahia.

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