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Feb 18, 2013 - Fortaleza

Fortaleza is a rather typical Brazilian city of 2.5 million people that has no particular interest to the average visitor. With the temperature in the low 80’s the crowded streets and sheer numbers of people meant we only walked around the streets and markets for about four hours. The Cathedral is unusual in that it was started in 1939 and completed in 1974. It has none of the gold and adornments of most of Brazils Cathedrals. The central market was huge, had no air conditioning and the temperature was over 100f.under its metal roof. The...

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