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Srie sobre minha viagem a SALVADOR - Capital do Estado da BAHIA - Regio Nordeste do Brasil - A Primeira Capital do Meu Pas - De 20 a 23 de Novembro de 2008 - n 006 !

Series on my trip to SALVADOR - The Capital City of the State of BAHIA - The Northeastern Region of Brazil - My Country's First Capital City - From November 20th to November 23rd 2008 - #006 !

FAROL DE ITAPU - ITAPU LIGHTHOUSE - As one leaves the downtown beaches of the city, Itapu is one of them one can find going to the north, still in the city, but with a bit more of nature around! That day, it had rained the whole morning and, unfortunately, I had to stay at the hotel room. Around two o'clock in the afternoon the sun finally shone and I went out to visit some other places, like the beaches in the northern shoreline of the city!

Situated at the Itapu Beach and still working, it's also a source of inspiration for several local composers (music, poetry).

It was built in 1873, over the Piraboca Rock, by the engineer Zzimo Barrozo. It's 21m tall. It was firstly painted purple, but in 1939 it was repainted with white and orange horizontal stripes and in 1950 with white and red stripes, the way it is until nowadays.


Model: NIKON D80
Software: Picasa 3.0
Exposure Time: 10/1000 sec
F-Stop: f/5.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Focal Length: 26 mm
Date Taken: 2008-11-21 17:02
Metering Mode: Pattern
File Size: 219 kb

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