Florianópolis

Downtown Florianópolis
Florianópolis means city of flowers.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Very old buildings mixed with very new buildings



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Building materials near Lagoa do Peri



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

The tunnels to the downtown area.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

The favela of Floripa.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

In the middle of the city is a small park with this 350 year old tree.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

The Tree of Life. This is one very old tree.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Night time shot of the gnarley 350 year old tree lit up with a green spotlight.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Many streets were closed to cars to allow pedestrian shopping.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Lots of crazy promotions everywhere.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Floripans walking the strange city streets.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

I've never seen so many pastel buildings.








Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

The tree limbs had metal supports to keep them up.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Some pigeons waiting to poop on the next sorry soul.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

The Floripan Tree of Life



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

The Flag of Florianopolis



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Lots of very different architecture.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Some of these buildings are hundreds of years old.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil


Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Near the bus-stop



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Floripa



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

A tribute to he architects of the city.



Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

The northern end of the city.

Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil




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