Black Gold

The town of Ouro Preto, meaning Black Gold, is a city in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, a former colonial mining town located in the Serra do Espinha├žo mountains. Ouro Preto has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO because of its outstanding Baroque architecture. This is an extremely picturesque place with small, hilly, streets and houses with wrought iron hand rails and decorative trimmings. This front door (and windows) is a very typical one.

Ouro Preto

Ouro Preto

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