Sunday, 21 June 2009

Thursday, 18 June 2009

Wednesday, 17 June 2009

Friday, 12 June 2009

Oscar Niemeyer Museum



  • Curitiba (Paraná, Brazil)
  • "It is the largest and the most modern museum in Brazil. Designed by the architect Oscar Niemeyer, the 'Eye' completes one of his constructions that he built himself, in 1976." - Curitiba
  • Thursday, 11 June 2009

    Paiol Theater

     


  • Curitiba (Paraná, Brazil)
  • "Built in 1906, the old gunpowder storeroom was 'recycled' into an arena shaped theater in 1971. Baptized by the poet Vinícius de Moraes, it marks the beginning of Curitiba's cultural transformation." - Curitiba
  • Wednesday, 10 June 2009

    Botanical Garden




  • Curitiba (Paraná, Brazil)
  • "Curitiba's trademark, it was opened in 1991. Its metallic structure holds botanical species that are national references. The botanical museum attracts researchers from all over the world." - Curitiba
  • Friday, 5 June 2009

    Thursday, 4 June 2009

    Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis (VI)




  • Ruins of São Miguel das Missões (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  • Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983
  • "The ruins of São Miguel das Missões in Brazil, and those of San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa María la Mayor in Argentina, lie at the heart of a tropical forest. They are the impressive remains of five Jesuit missions, built in the land of the Guaranis during the 17th and 18th centuries. Each is characterized by a specific layout and a different state of conservation." Unesco
  • Wednesday, 3 June 2009

    Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis (V)

  • Ruins of São Miguel das Missões (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  • Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983
  • Tuesday, 2 June 2009

    Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis (IV)



  • Ruins of São Miguel das Missões (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  • Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983
  • Monday, 1 June 2009

    Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis (III)

  • Ruins of São Miguel das Missões (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  • Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983
  • Sunday, 31 May 2009

    Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis (II)

  • Ruins of São Miguel das Missões (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)
  • Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983