Travel Blogs from Salvador De Bahia, Brazil

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Africa in Brazil, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Africa in Brazil

A travel blog entry by tomandbecky

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... we learned that there were more terrorist attacks in the UK and Egypt ... We are writing from Salvador the Bahia, the colonial capital of Brazil, famous for its colonial architecture, gilded churches and African lifestyle. No other place in Brazil has ...

Salvador de bahia Brasil, Salvador de bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador de bahia Brasil

A travel blog entry by pauygus

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... tal cokmo va. luego de dejar nuestro departamento en copacabana tomamos el bus para ir al aeropuerto, para tomar nuestro vuelo directo a salvador de bahia. pero ahora me tengo que ir, les dejo las fotos de bahia y de ahi escribo lo que hemos hecho, una ...

Festival de Iemanja, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Festival de Iemanja

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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... tea in the run up to carnival did you?!)   At the beginning of February, I was lucky enough to be in Bahia for the Iemanja festival - in the Santeria and Candomble religions, Iemanja is the goddess of the sea and fertility and thousands of ...

CARNAVAAAAL!!!  MUITA FESTA Y ALEGRIA!!!, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

CARNAVAAAAL!!! MUITA FESTA Y ALEGRIA!!!

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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... and for the 4 days thereafter ie Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday - it obviously starts earlier and finishes later! Salvador is hot, it's by the beach, everybody plays some kind of instrument and it's brazil!!  So everyone started arriving and ...

arrival at last, Salvador de bahia, Brazil travel blog

arrival at last

A travel blog entry by carrillo

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... , I'm finally at my hostel. It's called Nega Maluca. It has a theme of Papa New Guinea highlanders. So far, the arrival at Salvador has been the most uneventful part of the trip. The journey from KC to here was full of surprises. A brief summary: 3 ...

Caipirinha country!, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Caipirinha country!

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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So here I am in Salvador de Bahia! Its hot and heaving ¡V fully in the swing of the run up to carnival ¡V and the wind-down (not that that is even a comprehensible idea here!) from new years and the festive season. This is the most African city in ...

Salvador with Bev, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador with Bev

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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... to let me know that she had survived her second (and definitely last ever) GAP tour... and was thinking of coming up to see Salvador.  One cheap flight and hot and sweaty walk later... she arrived - on her birthday!  We had a great week together ...

D-Day..., Morro de Sao Paulo to Salvador, Brazil travel blog

D-Day...

A travel blog entry by clarasudamerica

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... was in January, while I had a flight out of the same gate with the same airline an hour later to Maceio, a beach town north of Salvador (ten hour drive) and the starting point of my trip up the northeast coast of Brazil. It was pretty rough, and I am very ...

Brazil's African Heart!, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Brazil's African Heart!

A travel blog entry by chezcody

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... *, the language (you hear Yoruba still) and the music. *I went to a Candomblé ceremony one night while in Salvador de Bahia. It was fascinating, with people in trances, much whirling and staggering, special clothing (light colors only, thank ...

Africa in Exile, Salvador de bahia, Brazil travel blog

Africa in Exile

A travel blog entry by claireandross

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... we got lots of hassle from sellers (chairs, beers, foot washing, massages, necklaces etc etc)  we decided to head to the island of Tinchare, 2 hours from Salvador by catarmaran, and were undeterred by rumours of very rough seas....... ...

Camino a San Salvador de Bahía en la vecina Brasil, San Salvador de Bahía, Brazil travel blog

Camino a San Salvador de Bahía en la vecina Brasil

A travel blog entry by ellenmilton

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... hacer escala o en Foz do Iguazú o en Río de Janeiro o en Sao Paulo) www.tam.com.br Sobre San Salvador de Bahia http://www.braziltour.com/site/es/cidades/materia.php?id_cidade=1112®ioes=9&estados=32 Sobre el hostel donde estuve alojada ...

Salvador de Bahia, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador de Bahia

A travel blog entry by globetrippin

After the island fun, we're back in a city. We are welcomed by a student strike and we start out by waiting for a bus for over an hour. But it's ok and we finally get to our hotle. Just like the other hotles my parents booked, it is absolutely veautiful, ...

Carnival at Salvador de Bahia, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Carnival at Salvador de Bahia

A travel blog entry by kathrynpreston

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... centre was an area where people were selling t-shirts for the various blocos for carnival. Carnival in Salvador is different from the Rio de Janeiro version that we see on TV with feathered costumes and choreographed samba dances. Salvador is more ...

A little bit of Africa in Latin America, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

A little bit of Africa in Latin America

A travel blog entry by madelene

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... plantations. The African influence can still be seen everywhere (music, dance, food, religion..). Bahians like to say that "Salvador is more African than Africa". The old city, Pelourinho (which means pillory) is full of cobblestone streets, ...

Wow!, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Wow!

A travel blog entry by borboleta

... called Praia do Forte to catch my breath. Unfortunately, the bus driver decided not to stop there, so found myself in Salvador with head spinning, confronted full force by the noise and crazyness of this wonderful city. Wandering around the Pelorinho was ...

São Paulo to Salvador de Bahia, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

São Paulo to Salvador de Bahia

A travel blog entry by asanchez

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... other such drivel, that would actually be a blessing!!! If it were even possible, this was made worse again by the discovery in Salvador that I could have flown all the way from Campo Grande (where I almost went to from Paraguay, but did not thanks to ...

Saaaan Salvadooor, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Saaaan Salvadooor

A travel blog entry by bobebelo

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... ore di sonno piu altri tre giorni alle spalle con levataccia... ce la faccimo lo stesso e si parte alla volta di salvador de bahia! Ovviamente nessuna certezza sul fatto che ci arriveremo mai in quanto i biglietti non li abbiamo e nn saappiamo se le ...

Salvador de Bahia mon amour...., SALVADOR DE BAHIA, Brazil travel blog

Salvador de Bahia mon amour....

A travel blog entry by excelsov

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... trails to blaze, maybe write a book, attempt some poetry. any suggestions? 09jan2007 SALVADOR DE BAHIA, room 403 ONDINA APART HOTEL, BRAZIL ***************************************************** I am by the Atlantic ocean, under the shade of a parasol. The ...

the big move, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

the big move

A travel blog entry by worldwanderer05

Moved to Salvador to be with friends.  I ended up staying past the time they left and made side trips in the meantime.  Salvador is a crazy place.  I'll have to tell you about it one ...

Happy Santa Barbara Day!, Salvador De Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Happy Santa Barbara Day!

A travel blog entry by aniemi

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Today we visited Salvador de Bahia. This is the third largest city in Brazil.  It developed in the 16th century at first because of sugar cane and tobacco plantations and later on due to the discovery of gemstones and coffee plantations.  The ...

Ciudad afro-brasilenya, Salvador De Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Ciudad afro-brasilenya

A travel blog entry by ivanero20

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Aterrizamos por fín en Salvador de Bahía llegando al ecuador de nuestro viaje... y con muuuucho tiempo por delante!! La ciudad más africana de todo Brasil, que conserva gran parte de la cultura y religión heredadas por los millones de esclavos que ...

Lustful night in Salvador (??), Salvador de bahía, Brazil travel blog

Lustful night in Salvador (??)

A travel blog entry by perez_r

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After a shower we looked really pretty with our dresses: we are prepared to dance all night in Salvador de Bahia, the ´Happiness City´. We met Raul and Juan Ignacio in the restaurant to have dinner. Fantastic time with this handsome and nice guys, ...

Salvador de Bahia, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador de Bahia

A travel blog entry by fanny

Salvador ...

Banditos, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Banditos

A travel blog entry by kattiline

Wow, just 2 weeks of travelling and already the first desaster! I`ve just been mugged in the streets of Salvador! I was already on the way back to the hostel, with my shoulderbag wrapped around me. The streets were crowded because tonights a big festival ...

Salvador de Bahia, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador de Bahia

A travel blog entry by joelrtw

To ...

Salvador de Bahia, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador de Bahia

A travel blog entry by joepace

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Salvador de Bahia. This is so different.  Salvador was the main slave trade town in South America and the african feeling is still strong here. The music is mainly african and reggae. Reggae is big time here and the number of rastas is ...

America's most African city, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

America's most African city

A travel blog entry by castoris

America's most African ...

a night out on the town, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

a night out on the town

A travel blog entry by cori42

... email only to find an invitation from my Brasilian friend to see some Afro-Reggae music somewhere in the Pelhourinho(the old sections of Salvador). So plans quickly changed and I ventured on the bus with two brave friends to a theatre not from where I am ...

je découvre l'hôtel... pas encore 5*, mais..., Salvador De Bahia, Brazil travel blog

je découvre l'hôtel... pas encore 5*, mais...

A travel blog entry by carolleturcotte

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... rien autour de l'hôtel ... pas de resto, pas de dépanneur, pas d'épicerie ! Donc si vous décidez de visiter Salvador de Bahia, ne vous installez pas à Ondina.  Privilégiez Barra qui est beaucoup plus près du centro et qui semble avoir un ...

Brazil, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Brazil

A travel blog entry by erriuc

Salvador ...

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