Pirenopolis in Brazil for the weekend


posted on 7th of march, 2011

I typically work weekends from the hotel when away on work trips - it gets me home faster and it means I don't drag colleagues into the office over their weekend too. This past trip was to Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. I was fortunate to be taken on a road trip by my host to the old historical Portuguese gold town Pirenopolis. It is about a two hours drive from Brasilia through rolling agricultural land and in itself is a worthwhile drive. When we arrived the most striking thing about the town was the old adobe architecture and gorgeous curved cobble stone streets.

It was a conflicted situation wanting to spend ALL my time wandering and photographing the many wonderful sites and spending time with/not holding my wonderful hosts back from doing what they REALLY wanted to do...

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Posted by Scottysally2 on March 11, 2011
Great shots from your travels, interesting place. :)
Posted by Bevanward on March 10, 2011
Thanks for the comments all - one more beautiful photogenic place on this amazing planet!
Posted by Bevanward on March 09, 2011
Thanks for the comments all - one more beautiful photogenic place on this amazing planet!



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