Brazil - Bahia (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Bahia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Brazil guidebook.

Africa meets South America in the staggeringly beautiful northeastern state of Bahia. The heady blend of two seemingly disparate cultures – classic Portuguese architecture and African drum beats, Catholic churches and Candomblé (Afro-Brazilian religion) – is unique, and for most travelers, truly intoxicating.

  • follow the sounds of the famous Olodum drum corps in Salvador, Latin America’s inspiring Afro-Brazilian capital
  • maps
  • hike to natural waterslides in the magnificent Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina
  • transportation
  • zoom around the island villages of Morro de São Paulo and Boipeba on a speedboat tour
  • restaurants & accommodations

Coverage includes: Salvador, Recôncavo, Cachoeira & São Félix, Santo Amaro, Praia do Forte & around, Sítio do Conde, Mangue Seco, Morro de São Paulo, Boipeba, Valença, Camamu, Barra Grande, Itacaré, Ilhéus, Olivença, Porto Seguro & around, Arraial d’Ajuda, Trancoso, Caraíva, Parque Nacional de Monte Pascoal, Caravelas, Parque Nacional Marinho de Abrolhos, Feira de Santana, Lençóis and Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina.

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