Native Son

Photo essay: Swimming with dolphins and meeting native Indians in Manaus, Barzil

by Jahanshah Javid
08-Jun-2012
 
On my last day in Brazil I experienced perhaps the greatest thrill yet: swimming with pink dolphins! (video clip) Later our group visited a native Indian hut and watched them dance. (video clip). Enjoy!
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Cost-of-Progress

Great Photos

by Cost-of-Progress on

These photos are nice. What's next on the agenda? Someplace cold, perhaps?

I may be visiting Brasil some time in the near future. Not sure if Amazon is on the agenda, but we'll see.


Esfand Aashena

Are those man-eating ppl who now have shows in suburbs?!

by Esfand Aashena on

Everything is sacred


Faramarz

I Agree with Vildemose

by Faramarz on

Brazilians are protesting something!

Great pictures JJ.


amirparvizforsecularmonarchy

JJ that is a real shame on being endangered

by amirparvizforsecularmonarchy on

I love dolphins.  They are really smart, fun and playful, they are innately friendly with all other animals except fish and sharks in the oceans, I am amazed that south America has a river version, very unique and special, unlike all other continents. 

So long as the governments and human beings treat each other the way they do, what hope is there for the creatures we impact.


vildemose

   largest

by vildemose on

 

 Brazil has one of the largest renewable energy programs in the world, involving production of ethanol fuel from sugarcane, and ethanol now provides 18% of the country's automotive fuel.[8] 

 Brazil Windpower Inustry:

http://www.eenews.net/public/climatewire/2012/05/14/2

http://brazilwindpower.org/en/

All Oppression Creates a State of War--Simone De Beauvoir


Jahanshah Javid

Fresh water Dolphins

by Jahanshah Javid on

AmirParviz,

"Inia geoffrensis, commonly known as the Amazon river dolphin, is a freshwater river dolphin endemic to the Orinoco, Amazon and Araguaia/Tocantins River systems of Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela. It is listed as Endangered by the IUCN due to pollution, overfishing, excessive boat traffic and habitat loss." >>> Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazon_river_dolphin


Darius Kadivar

My Hats Off to You Jin Jin ...

by Darius Kadivar on


vildemose

 Anglo jon: Glad I was

by vildemose on

 Anglo jon: Glad I was able to make you LOL.

 

All Oppression Creates a State of War--Simone De Beauvoir


anglophile

LOL Vildemose jan

by anglophile on

 Maryam Nazmazi should contact this woman and put her picture on her calendar...lol" She, Maryam Namazi, can learn a few photogenic poses from these women. 

vildemose

Most

by vildemose on

Most fascinating adventurous globe trotting of yours  thus far. 

In khanoon barzili lokht va pati, astaghforellah chera inghadar gharbzadeh shodeh?? Tamamom taghsire in amrikayahast.

 Maryam Nazmazi should contact this woman and put her picture on her calendar...lol

All Oppression Creates a State of War--Simone De Beauvoir


anglophile

Great pose JJ jan

by anglophile on

You are on a most enviable trip. Any chance to visit Bahia?    http://iranian.com/main/image/182488

amirparvizforsecularmonarchy

Nice Scenery, strange thing

by amirparvizforsecularmonarchy on

JJ were those dolphins in fresh water?  The water didn't look like salt water/sea water but fresh water.  How's that possible, dolphins etc I thought need salt water to survive?


First Amendment

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by First Amendment on

Any observation on timber and logging industries causing deforestation and forcing these good people out of their habitat?............nice tits, I mean pics.............


CallmeRed

wow!

by CallmeRed on

I really enjoyed watching all these pics! amazing & exotic.

thanks