Airao Velho. Ruins of the former rubber station

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Mary-la on November 2, 2008

Power of nature. Peter, do you know how old are these ruins? On full screen I saw a lot of creeper's species overgrowing these ruins. It is beautiful view :) Greetings, Maryla

thor☼odin™ on November 2, 2008

This building is from a rubber boom village in the jungle. But as rubber production in the beginning of the 20th century exploded in the far east, this village slowly declined.. maybe the use of this building stopped in the 1950ies..but it might be later, I don't really know. One thing is for sure the jungle is quick to recover lost 'territory'. Thank you Maryla and best wishes, Peter

Mary-la on November 2, 2008

Thank you Peter for both explanations about Amazonas. Greetings, Maryla

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  • Uploaded on February 23, 2008
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    by thor☼odin™
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ20
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