amazon region exhibitions, ilha fiscal tour
AMAZON AREA This display shows the work of the Navy does for the poor population at the riverside.
Their hospitals are only 3 ships, where they do small surgeries, dental and medical treatments.
Those boats are caNed Navio Esperanca - which means hope as people wait anxiously for their arrival.
The thick water of the Negro River ward of the thinner brown water of the SolimOes River thus prevents them from mixing. These two rivers form the Amazon River.
Patrol boats prevent the predatory fishing and the smuggling.
PANTANAL AREA This is the Paraguay River and the Navy also has a ship that does medical and dental treatments.
(so much marketing for the navy as this place is owned by them)
|Keywords||2009, Afterfate, Aftersleep, Brazil, Lazy Hiker, Longest Journey, Rio de Janeiro, South America, Travel|
|Event||Longest Journey Started the day walking in Flamengo Park. It was murderously hot. No cloud, yet the sky is misty. In Gloria, I found the memorial for President Getulio Vargas. It is underground and looks deserted, creepy. There was a park with a beautiful European fountain. Too hot. Stopped at a Marinha Monument, where there is a tiny museum, providing much needed air con. At noon, I strolled in MAM - Modern art museum, where there are some favela arts... some are quite notable. 12:40pm I caught a taxi to Espazo Cultural Marinha, hoping to be on time for the 1:00pm Ilha Fiscal tour, but it was too late. But I was just on time for a Capoeira Demonstration. 2:10pm, I finally got my much anticipated Ilha Fiscal tour. The guide was very friendly, though the tour is in Portuguese; she gave me an English manual. It was the place of the last ball of the Empire of Brazil, also my last tour in Brazil. I took the Metro back to Catete, enjoyed my last lunch at Catete Grill. Returned to my hotel, got my luggage, took a taxi to airport, ending my 7 week journey.|
|State||Rio de Janeiro||City||Rio de Janeiro|
|Day||Rio � Ilha Fiscal||Activity||Ilha Fiscal Tour|
|Model||Canon PowerShot G9||Rating||1|
|Lens||7.4-44.4 mm||Flash||Off, Did not fire|
|Altitude||8.151676206 m||File Size||3.7 MB|