Bahia is a state in the Northeast region of Brazil.
the capital of the state, was also, the first capital of Brazil. Here Cabral
landed in 1500 and Portugal started its American colony.
Bahia is the birthplace of samba,
capoeira and its Carnival
is the biggest popular event in the world. Bahia is also a land of great
artists, writers and cineastes.
Carnival in Salvador, the
biggest popular event in the world. More than two million people gathers
together in the streets to dance with the trio elétricos.
The beach of Trancoso and its golden sands in the southern coast of the state.
Bahia is plenty of resorts, warm waters, mild climate and
Santo Antônio da Barra is an historic church in Salvador, founded in the 16th
Itacaré, a paradise in the Bahian coast of Brazil.
Ruins of the historic
Garcia d'Ávila Castle, originally erected in the 16th century, in the northern coast of Bahia.
Below, Praia do Forte, a resort near the Castle
(photo João Ramos).
Colonial buildings in Pelourinho,
Historic Center of Salvador, one of the oldest American cities.
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One of the beautiful beaches in
Porto Seguro, in Bahia coast.