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Below you´ll find the note I wrote when I uploaded the first image. Pour
Frederic.

The amazonian region is sunny, rainy and definitely hot and, of course, colorful.
Tonite, however, my intention is to share with you the image of this couple performing the "amazonic lundu" at the hotel in Salvaterra, one of the two main cities in the island of Marajó.
The "lundu" is a dance with african origins brought to Brasil by the slaves (Brasil is not only the land of samba!). It´s so sensual the Vatican forbid it to be performed in Brasil in the 18th C, but you know, laws are there to be ignored and the dance continued to be performed, nowadays mainly in the island.
The plot in the song consists in the man inviting the woman to a sexual encounter. The woman resists at first but teases the man and finishes by accepting the invitation.
Here, as you can see, the couple is about to end the performance.
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The photo is located as "Marajo", but this is not exact. In the delta of the Amazon river, Marajo is the biggest island. It´s bigger than Holland and it has some huge cities in the southwest part of the island,like Salvaterra and Soure. Soure is the closest city to Belém, the capital of Para, something around 3 hours by boat, in a lovely trip.

Thanks a lot for your comments. I am aware some just don´t like grains added like i did here. I respect.
Greens are not mandatory.

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  • Copyright: Isabel Abreu (Isabelle) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1696 W: 385 N: 1784] (9046)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Black & White
  • Date Taken: 2007-03-08
  • Categories: Event
  • Exposure: f/5.0, 1/10 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2009-05-18 15:48
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