The northern city is the biggest fair in Latin America since 1688. Religious, hot and wild, open to tourism in the Amazon River delta.
Photography by Nao Iizuka
Aspects of place:
The streets of Belem form tunnels of mango trees and breathe the scent of jungle. High humidity and heat characterize the state capital of Pará, northeastern Brazil, a city that knew greatness when the rubber boom in the late nineteenth century, became an elementary production center for the world and the most important Amazon, along with the city of Iquitos, Peru. (más…)