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Guarapari is a well-known tourist destination in Espírito Santo, known for its curving black sand beaches, backed by commercial development. With its heavily built-up coastline, like Vila Velha and Vitória, it caters heavily to seasonal tourists (loud ones, by the way, at least from Christmas until "Carnaval"), and consequently has quite a dramatic seasonal population fluctuation.
Within the municipality there is the Setiba nature reserve, a pristine example of a coastal ecosystem and important for local turtle and bird populations.
The municipality has had European presence since 1585 when Jesuit missionaries built a small chapel and dug a well.
Guarapari has the highest known background radiation of 175 mGy per year.
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>>Other shots from my trip to the state of Espírito Santo

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Camera Model Canon EOS 40D
Shooting Date/Time 29/12/2008 18:34:11
Shooting Mode Manual Exposure
Tv( Shutter Speed ) 2
Av( Aperture Value ) 22.0
Metering Mode Evaluative Metering
Autoexposure Bracketing 0
ISO Speed 100
Lens 10-20mm
Focal Length 12.0 mm
Image Size 3888x2592
Image Quality RAW
Flash Off
White Balance Mode Auto
AF Mode Manual focusing
Picture Style Standard
Sharpness 6
Contrast 0
Saturation 0
Color tone 0
Color Space sRGB
Long exposure noise reduction 1:Auto
High ISO speed noise reduction 1:Enable
Highlight tone priority 0:Disable
File Size 11375 KB

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