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Ducks in the creek

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Ducks swimming in the creek about 100m before the waterfall. Again, notice the iron-rich water.

Wooden cross

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This wooden cross is in front of a church in the town of São Gonçalo do Rio das Pedras. The parallel antenna tower in the background caught my eye…

Clump of cacti

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A typical clump of cacti and other plants adapted to dry climates…

Small yellow mushrooms grow from a clump of burned vegetation.

Although it rained frequently during our stay, this region is known for long dry periods and brushfires are very common.

Wooden Bridge

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This small bridge crosses a small creek just before a double waterfall. The water has high iron content and has a dark reddish tint.

The whole region is infested with termites, so wooden structures are shortlived; this bridge has been rebuilt a few years ago.

Little flower

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This flower measures about 5 mm across and seems to be pretty typical for the Jequitinhonha region.

It was very windy so I had to hold the stem with my other hand and set the shutter speed to 1/2000 sec. This also had the desired result of blurring the background.

Here [in following posts] are the promised pictures – or at least, the better ones icon_wink.gif, from my New Year’s vacation at Milho Verde, near the source of the Jequitinhonha River in the interior of Minas Gerais.

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