Casa da Cultura, in old Recife, used to be a jail, but has now been turned into a mecca for tourists seeking crafts, clothing, etc. Lots of great stuff!
A performance of Frevo dance and music, held in the courtyard of São Pedro Cathedral in downtown Recife.
Graffiti seen in old Recife.
A privately-owned museum in Recife founded by Ricardo Brennand, son of a wealthy industrialist. Built in the form of a European castle, complete with moat, it contains a huge collection of artwork, as well as one of the world’s largest collections of armoury, from the 14th. to 19th.centuries, and a library of 20,000 books.
An art gallery and workshop operated by the Brazilian sculptor Francisco Brennand, the son of Ricardo Brennand.
Old Recife, or Bairro do Recife, is located on a coastal island in downtown Recife. Teaming with colonial architecture, museums, churches, galleries, shops, market places, restaurants, as well as the first synagogue in the Americas, the Sinagoga Kahal Zur Israel.
Various scenes in and around Recife.
Just some photos of Brazilians, some of whom I met in Toronto and some in Brazil. Lots of concerts, bars and nightclubs in Recife. Lots of great music, of all kinds.
Olinda is a beautiful colonial town just north of the city of Recife. Lots of tourist shops, restaurants, colonial churches, etc.
A sculpture garden located on a narrow spit of land along the Recife waterfront, with sculptures by the Brazilian artist, Francisco Brennand.
A lottery held in the state of Pernambuco. These photos depict a trip to award a prize to one of the lottery winners.
Private collection of Brazilian folk art figurines.