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Biodiversity Treasure of Bahia's Whale Coast

One of Brazil's top natural attractions, the Abrolhos Marine National Park encompasses four of the five islands which make up the Abrolhos archipelago: Redonda, Siriba, Sueste and Guarita. One of the islands (Santa Bárbara), which holds the Abrolhos lighthouse, is under the jurisdiction of the Brazilian Navy....
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Carnival in Salvador Bahia

Two million people crowd the streets of Salvador during the city's Carnival, one of the biggest in the country. ...
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Candomblé and Umbanda Salvador Bahia

Oxalá and Iemanjá are deities as familiar to people from Bahia as Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary are to the rest of Brazil, the largest Catholic country on the planet. ...
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The birthplace of Capoeira Salvador Bahia

Culturally emblematic and a genuinely Brazilian sport, capoeira is a mixture of martial arts, dance, and ritual developed by African slaves in Brazil sometime in the late 18th or early 19th century. ...
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Chapada Diamantina Travel Guide

Deep in the heart of Bahia, the Chapada Diamantina (Diamond Highlands) and its Sincorá mountain range have long been a popular destination for travelers. Adventurous types are drawn by the region's challenging hikes, climbs, mountain biking, and rappelling, as well as growing ecotourism opportunities....
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São Francisco Valley Travel Guide

Sertão, or backlands, is the term used for the vast semi-arid hinterland of the Northeast that extends north from the state of Minas Gerais....
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Whale Coast Travel Guide

The long stretch of coast from Caraiva to Mucuri - including the Abrolhos archipelago - is known as the Costa das Baleias (Whale Coast)....
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Discovery Coast Travel Guide

Porto Seguro is the base for exploring the Costa do Descobrimento (Discovery Coast), the strip of shore that covers Arraial d'Ajuda, Trancoso, Espelho, Curuípe, and Caraiva. The northern part of the coast includes Santa Cruz Cabralia and Santo André....
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Cocoa Coast Travel Guide

Around 180km, between the cities of Itacaré and Canavieiras, form the so called Cocoa Coast. Home to nature wonders, rivers flanked by cocoa farms, beaches of vast untouched coconut groves amid the Atlantic Forest and dense mangroves, the region enchants for its landscapes and the opulence of the golden years of the “black gold”. ...
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Dende Coast Travel Guide

Located between the mouth of Jaguaripe River and Camamu Bay, the Dendê Coast is a true mosaic of beaches, bays, mangroves, rocky walls, sand banks, springs, lagoons, rivers, waterfalls and estuaries. Its 115 km of seashore comprehend Valença, Morro de São Paulo, Boipeba, Igrapiúna, Cairu, Camamu, Taperoá, Nilo Peçanha, Ituberá and Maraú. ...
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