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Of course, I did not study each detail of the monument because the tour that I was with had a time limit. But, according to what the guide was saying, the monument represented the historical events of the past. The monument added some artistic flavor...More
We walked past this on our way down to see the river and it is a very nice monument and very well maintained. Nice to see if you are coming to the area to see the river. The day we were there some one had...More
Boa Vista is a town of little renown. It is a stopover, and no more.
It has, however, a rather pretty square in the centre with some older Portuguese buildings (late 19th century), a new river walk and this dramatic piece of sculpture.
In North America, during colonization the Europeans killed and otherwise abused Native Americans. In Brazil, the Portuguese colonization was more peaceful and friendly. As a result, in the Amazon basin some Indian tribes still live in the bronze age and walk around naked. To me,...More