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Red roofs of flavela (shanty) homes with high rise blocks next door  
   

Red roofs of flavela (shanty) homes with high rise blocks next door

Day 12 ... Fortaleza, Brazil

January 31st 2016
High antics on the high seas yesterday as we crossed the Equator. We were not thrown in the pool, nor covered in cream, baked beans or spaghetti as some were! Mostly new officers and cadets were introduced to King Neptune to undergo the ceremony but also the Captain literally threw himself into the fun too. We got our certificates without going through anything more difficult than sitting by the p ... read more
South America » Brazil » Ceará » Fortaleza

Brazilian Flag Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
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