Minas is a red dirt state ,
with slightly softer scenery than the heartstopping coastal drama.
This was some forgotten little town on the road to the ....
Ouro Prêto area
A jewel of a town , without a single ugly apartment block in sight ! Incredible.
Elevation 1179m , pop. 56000
It has more churches per square km than any place I've ever been.
´tis one of the legacies of the extreme history of this place.
At least it ended up quaint as hell....
A lovely place to visit.
The excellent pousada são Francisco.
The most picturesque town in Brazil , some say.
A famous ancient sundial.
Here at the Basilica do Bom Jesus de Matosinhos stand Brazil's most treasured works of art.
The prophets , by Aleijadinho.His most famous work.