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Xapuri – quite piece of Brazil

Xapuri is a neat small town of little wooden houses. Some years ago Chico Mendes lived and died here (he was local hero, who fought human and labor rights). It lies about 12km northwest of Highway BR-317, the main road between Rio Branco (241km away) and Brasiléia (74km away). There are some sightseeings in Xapuri, that you can visit: Fundação Chico Mendes It has some personal belongings of Chico Mendes, portraits and photos of his family, spouse and babies. It also has his clothes and...Read More »

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