On the road: From Michigan to Tocantins states, two American Continents July 23, 2007Posted by Georgete in People, Photography, Trips.
Yesterday I started my two-country, five-state and seven-day trip. Yep! I’m excited about that. See on the map below my journey, which includes Miami, Florida, and short-stops in Manaus, Amazonas, and Brasilia. My final destination? It’s Araguaina, Tocantins, Brazil.
The state of Tocantins was created in 1988 from the northern half of Goiás state. Tocantins is in the Brazilian Highlands and is drained by the Araguaia and Tocantins rivers. It is a developing area with a large indigenous population and abundant mineral resources. Though I was born and raised in Brazil, this will be my first time in these cities. Stay tuned…