Brazil - Bahia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Bahia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Brazil guidebook.
Brazil’s African heritage comes alive in the staggeringly beautiful Northeastern state of Bahia. The heady blend of two seemingly disparate cultures – classic Portuguese architecture and Afri-can drumbeats, 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 Latin America’s inspiring Af-ro-Brazilian capital, Salvador
- hike to natural waterslides in the Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina
- zoom around Morro de São Paulo on a speedboat tour
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Salvador, Recôncavo, Cachoeira & São Felix, North of Salvador, Praia do Forte, Mangue Seco, South of Salvador, Morro de São Paulo, Boipeba, Valença, Barra Grande, Itacaré, Ilhéus, Porto Seguro, Arraial d’Ajuda, Trancoso, Caraíva, Cara-velas, West of Salvador, Lençóis, Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina.
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