Study in blue
Dom Bosco Sanctuary, Brasilia.
Several thousand Murano glass tiles.
Macaw at sunset
Pantanal. Brasil. In the wild.
On the street
Olinda. Pernambuco. Brasil. This is a 500 year old UNESCO heritage city, populated by large numbers of artists
Chestnut eared Aracari
Pterglossus castonatis. A type of toucan. Pantanal. Brazil. In the wild....not very often seen.
Ruined 16C church at Alcantara, North East Brazil, with its pelourinho....the whipping post where black slaves were chained and beaten.
Olinda. Pernambuco. North East Brazil
Spinning alpaca wool, Peru. The baby was very engrossed with sticky chocolate.
Arara Azul/ Hyacinth Macaws
At their nest at sunset. In the wild. Pantanal, Brazil. These are the largest of the macaws, and the rarest. They are endangered, and just live in a narrow area of Brazil.