A personal selection of photographs with their stories in English, Portuguese, and Dutch (scroll down for the Portuguese and Dutch texts).
17. Loneliness of / Solidão de/ Eenzaamheid van Lençóis Maranhenses
JULY 2007: Loneliness of Lençóis Maranhenses
The immense dune landscape of Lençóis Maranhenses is located at about 250 km east of São Luís, capital of the state of Maranhão. We stayed in the small city of Barreirinhas – located at the Preguiças River -, which is considered as the gateway to Lençóis. Early in the morning, we were picked up by a 4×4 vehicle, which had seats for six people. Firstly, the slow Preguiças River had to be crossed by a ferry. Then a secondary rood, with loose sand and with water puddles, was followed, until the meeting point. From there, we were free to walk around, until sunset. We all went to the nearest lake and settled us…
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