Category Archive: Bahía

Salvador da Bahia – Heart of Africa in Brazil

Salvador da Bahia is the first colonial capital of Brazil, the city is one of the oldest in the Americas. The African influence in many cultural aspects of the city makes it the… Continue reading

Itaparica and Itacaré

In  1549, Portugal established the city of Salvador, on a hill facing the Bay of All Saints. Bahia served as the religious capital of Portugal’s colonies in the Americas. Charles Darwin visited Bahia in… Continue reading