Ouro preto

Ouro pretoPanasonic DMC-FZ8 (15.2mm, f/6.3, 1/500 sec, ISO100)

Ouro preto | Brazil

Ouro preto means black gold. It was the focal point of the gold rush in the 18th century. With the exhaustion of the gold mines in the 19th century, the city’s influence declined but many churches, bridges and fountains remain.

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