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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Defender of the Bay!

The Navy stronghold stands alone at the entrance of the Guanabara Bay. It's there to defende the city of Rio de Janeiro against pirats since the city foundation. In a fog rainy day with a furius sea, fog and terrible weather, the fort shows his force and solidity, standing as a beacon of strenght.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Rio de Janeiro / RJ, Brazil
Camera: NIKON D7000
Copyright: © Victor Saldanha GuimarĂ£es