Landscapes in Latin America

Challenge #73 in the Diversity series. Hosted by FNG303.
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Colour landscapes and cityscapes from Central and South America. Identify the location . No holiday resorts .
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Port warehouse ruins, Antonina, PR, Brazil
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Antonina is one of the earliest settlements in Paraná State, with the portuguese establishing in the area by the early 1600's. Tea processing and exports were the major economic activities that promoted the growth of the city during the 1800's. Later, larger ships demanded more draft, and the port activities were mostly shifted to Paranaguá, closer to the the ocean. These ruins are of an old tea warehouse built in mud stone and brick masonry. On the background, sailboats and port lifts.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 15th May, 2012 18:34 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 6th April, 2012
Focal length: 34 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 200
Notes: Shot taken with a high sun on open sky, in aperture priority, handheld. JPEG out of the camera and minimal post-processing.
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