IMAGES OF 30/12/2000:   

  1) PORTO ALEGRE:

Sunset on Rio Guaíba:  12,  345,  678

 

 IMAGES OF 29/12/2000:   

  1) PORTO ALEGRE:

evening in the city:  12,  34

 

 IMAGES OF 23/12/2000:   

  1) PORTO ALEGRE: Christmas Lights:   

- images of  buildings and park:  12,  345,  6

- images of a very beautiful house: 12,  345,  6,  789101112131415

                                                         16,  17 1819,  202122232425 26

 

 IMAGES OF 22/12/2000:   

  1) PORTO ALEGRE: Shopping Iguatemi at Christmas time:   

- external images:  12

- internal images:  12

- Christmas trees projected by personalities born in Rio Grande do Sul ("gaúchos")                   

1  (Ronaldinho Gáucho, soccer player of Grêmio FBPA),  

2  (),  

3  (Ieda Vargas, former Universe Miss),  

4  (Xico Stockinger, plastic artist)

5  (Eva Sopher, president of Theatro São Pedro Foundation),  

6  (Lya Luft, writer; and Luis Fernando Veríssimo, journalist and follower of Internacional F.C.),  

7  (D. Altamiro Rossato, catholic archbishop of Porto Alegre;  and                                    

                                     Dunga, former player of  Internacional F.C. and the Brazilian soccer selection),  

8  (Esther Grossi, federal representative; and Gisele Bundchen, international top model)

9  (Xuxa Meneghel, TV presenter; and Rui Spohr, seamster)

10  (Paixão Côrtes, traditionalist)

11  (José Lutzemberger, ecologist; and Tânia Carvalho, TV presenter) 

 

IMAGES OF  17/12/2000:    

     1 ) PORTO ALEGRE:  Moinhos  de Vento neighbourhood and surroundings:    

- adjacent areas to the Moinhos de Vento Park:  12,  345,  6,  78910

- Moinhos de Vento Park:  12,  345,  6,  789101112131415,

16,  17 1819,  20

- Moinhos de Vento Shopping:   12,  345,  6,  789101112

(Comments:  the region formed by  Moinhos de Vento, Bela Vista and Montserrat  neightbourhoods has a very good income level, and is the region where the people has the best level of instruction in  Porto Alegre; more than 55% of  its family heads have a graduation degree; the Moinhos de Vento neightbourhood is more traditional,  exerting residential and commercial function,  and there are installed jobs for liberal professionals; Bela Vista is a emergent neightbourhood, that has essentially residential function,  where more than 64% of  its family heads have a graduation degree; and Montserrat constitutes a residential neightbourhood in transistion or reoccupation of  its spaces).

  = >   Other information on Porto Alegre-RS:  see in the site of  NUTEP/UFRGS

  2 ) BOM PRINCÍPIO-RS: Christmas concert and reinauguration of a tube music instrument, imported from German in 1923:

- presentation of chorales of the region of  River Caí Valley:  12,  34,  5,  6,  7,  8910

- reinauguration of a tube music instrument:  12,  3

  = >   Other information on Bom Princípio-RS :  see in the site of  NUTEP/UFRGS

 IMAGES OF 09 AND 10/12/2000:   

1) CANELA-RS: "Christmas Dreams" happening:   

- Christmas lights images:  12,  345,  6,  7,  8,  91011

- other images: 12,  34

   2) GRAMADO-RS: "Christmas Lights" happening:

- Christmas lights images:  12,  345,  6,  7,  8,  9101112131415

- other images:                                                                                           

- panoramic views of the city:  12,  3

- of downtown:  12,  345,  6,  7,  8,  910111314151617181920

- of  the "Matriz" Church12,  36,  7

- of  the Lago Negro  ("black lake"):   12,  36,  7,  8,  9101112131415

- of other regions of the city:  12,  345  

   3) NOVA PETRÓPOLIS-RS: 

- central park images:  12,  345,  6,  7

  IMAGES  OF 27/11/2000:    

   1 ) Storm in Porto Alegre, at the end of  the day:  1234

  IMAGES OF 26/11/2000:    

   1 ) Images of Matriz Garden and around:

- Duque de Caxias street, with Piratini Palace and Civil House:  12,   

3, 4 (statues of the Palace, made by the same artist responsible for the monument the Christ Redentor statue,  in Rio de Janeiro),  

5 (current Civil House of the government, the oldest house of Porto Alegre);  

  - engravings of Vasco Prado, in the walls of the State Legislature :   1

- blazon of the State of  Rio Grande do Sul, in the walls of the State Legislature:  12

  - general sight of the Praça da Matriz,  and details of the positivist monument Júlio de Castilhos:  1 2,  345

  - Theatro Saint Peter, constructed in the last century and remodelled in the 1980's, counting since then on an untiring devotion of its president Eva Sopher: 1 

- Court of Justice of  Rio Grande do Sul:  1

- "Solar Palmeiro", that currently shelters SENAC restaurant:  1

- Public Library of the State of  Rio Grande do Sul:  1 

2)  Images of the Square of Customs:

1, 2 (monument to the General Osório, combatant of  Brazil's War against Paraguay, in 1865),  34 (monument to "the Samaritan", a Bible personage ; earlier, this statue was opposite to the City Hall,  at "zero landmark" of the city. It was later substituted by the Talavera Source);

3)  Images of the Beach Street  (officially called Andradas street):

12345,  

6 (this stretch of the street was old "passarela" of the city, mainly in the afternoon, close in the afternoon sunset hour, when the dresses of young ladies used to become translucent, as reminded by the stories of that time),  7  (earlier, the stretch of the Beach Street opposite to the Krahe Store used to be the point for boys and girlfriends dates;

4)  River Guaíba sunset, at the end of the day (Sunday, 26/11/2000): 1

 

 IMAGES OF 25/11/2000:     

1 ) Images of the neighbourhood Passo da Areia (Pacing of the Sand),  north of Porto Alegre:

- Obirici indian statue, of the Tapimirim village, that was located in the margins of the current river Gravataí; she would have died of love for Upatã, oldest son of the Tapiaçu tribe, that lived in the top of the current Saint Tereza Hill:   12

- facilities of the new  Carrefour Hipermarket, located by the Obirici Viaduct; the Carrefour network is leader  among the networks of supermarkets in Brazil: 12

- Assis Brazil Avenue, important in linking the city center with the north zone of Porto Alegre, and with the cities of Alvorada, Cachoerinha and Gravataí:  1

- buildings constructed in the 40's,  for workers of the industry, during the government of president Getúlio Vargas; the set main main characteristic are the strees in curve, not allow we to see their end:  12

2 ) Images of  Higienópolis neighbourhood, Porto Alegre:

- buildings that detach from the landscape:  12

3 ) Images of the neighborhood Bela Vista (" Beautiful Sight"), Porto Alegre; it constitutes one of the areas with better level of income in Porto Alegre and,  probably,  with better level of instruction of  Latin America,  because more than 65% of its family heads have a graduation degree:

  - Nilo Peçanha Avenue:   1

  - Encol Square and around:   12,   345,   6  78,   9

 

  IMAGES OF 24/11/2000:     

  1 ) Images of São Paulo city:

- panoramic sights, from 17o. level of Paulista Wall Street building:  1  (to the right,  FGV-SP building),  2,  345,  6,   78,  91011

- panoramic sights, from the terrace of Paulista Wall Street building: 12,   345,  6,  78

- panoramic sights, from the terrace of Paulista Wall Street building, using "zoom": 1234  (in prominence, building of the MASP),  5,  6,  789101112,  1314,  1516

- FIESP Building (Industries of São Paulo Federation):  1

- Workers cleaning building glasses:  1

- Paulista Avenue, that constitutes the biggest financial center of Latin America:  12,  345,  6,  7,   8

- Maksoud Hotel:   1

- Paulista Wall Street Hotel:   1

 

 

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