"Meeting of the Waters"
The Meeting of Waters is the confluence between the Rio Negro, a river with dark water the color of Coca Cola , and the sandy-colored Amazon River or Rio Solimões, as it is known the upper section of the Amazon in Brazil. For 6 km (3.7 mi) the river's waters run side by side without mixing. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Manaus, Brazil. This phenomenon is due to the differences in temperature, speed and water density of the two rivers. The Rio Negro flows at near 2 km per hour at a temperature of 28°C, while the Rio Solimões flows between 4 to 6 km per hour a temperature of 22°C. Brasil also has one of the most racially integrated societies in the world and this is a symbol of that. In the plaza around the Manaus Opera House the tiles are a black and white Portuguese pavement design in a geometric wave similar to the one on Copacabana Beach in Rio. Notice the two boats near the top.
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