arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
Pumpkin Patch
The newest member of J Pod
A beautiful monarch feeding on a bush
Come and Play with Me
Butterfly on a Branch
A boy and the farm
Broken Beauty
Life at Brazilian countryside
The Careless Thought
An inquisitive ground squirrel in Rocky Mountain National Park
Chosen family
A rainbow of sea stars
cormorants sharing a branch at the sanibel light house
The only thing missing is apple pie
A Bee, His Flower, & His Job
Natures Tiny Friend
Peaceful Evening on the Lake
A colorful morning in Berlin
Early Birds
Pain of the unheard voice
macro life in my garden
a flower in the botanical gardens of Oahu hawaii
13th Annual Photo Contest
Chosen Family

Da Silva was 15 years old when she got married. Her husband told her they would build their home far away from civilization. She left a small town in the north of Minas Gerais, Brazil, to a place where the nearest house was 15km into the savannah. They built a house there with bricks made of anthill sand (!). Forty years has passed and their house still have no electricity or sanitation but one thing has changed: Da Silva's husband died a year ago while he was walking through the jungle. Nowadays though, some people visit her, like some cloth sellers or the mailman, whose family visits the ermit a few times during the year.

TAGS: Brazil, Culture, Documentary, Family, Love, Portrait

photographer avatar
Santo Andre, Brazil
Member since 2015
Photo of the Day: 07.03.16 Editors' Pick
Photo Information
© Ana Caroline de Lima @antropologiavisual.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2014
Total Views: 1085
Total Favorites: 1
Filed Under: People
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 18, 2015, 7:49 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: NIKON D5100
Focal Length: 50mm
Shutter Speed: 1/59
Aperture: f4
Report This
PHOTO LOCATION RiberiĆ£o das Pedras, Brazil