Bahia & Salvador Focus Guide, 2nd

Overview

Relax on one of Salvador's white-sand beaches and you will see the art ballet of capoeira, smell the rich spicy cooking of Bahia, and get the unmistakable feeling that you are in African Brazil. The homeland of Brazil's African heritage is like nowhere else in Brazil: carnivals sway to the rhythms of the drum troupe orchestras while churches are decorated with statues of black saints. Footprintfocus Bahia & Salvador will take you from the cultural capital Salvador, along Bahia's beautiful coast, stopping off ...
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Overview

Relax on one of Salvador's white-sand beaches and you will see the art ballet of capoeira, smell the rich spicy cooking of Bahia, and get the unmistakable feeling that you are in African Brazil. The homeland of Brazil's African heritage is like nowhere else in Brazil: carnivals sway to the rhythms of the drum troupe orchestras while churches are decorated with statues of black saints. Footprintfocus Bahia & Salvador will take you from the cultural capital Salvador, along Bahia's beautiful coast, stopping off at an assortment of laid-back little towns and hedonistic party-cities on the way. Includes practical advice on getting to and around the region plus fascinating insights into the area's culture and history.· Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around.· Highlights maps of the region so you know what not to miss.· Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and party.· Detailed street maps for Salvador and other key towns.· Slim enough to fit in your pocket.Loaded with advice and information on how to get around, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help you get the most out of Bahia and Salvador without weighing you down.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781909268869
  • Publisher: Footprint Handbooks
  • Publication date: 5/20/2014
  • Series: Footprint Focus Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 998,148
  • Product dimensions: 4.40 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Alex Robinson is an award-winning writer and photographer based in London. He was runner up in the Friends of the Earth International Photography Award in 2007, won a Brazilian Press Award for the anniversary edition of Latin America's travel magazine Viagem e Turismo and a US National Magazine award as part of the Fall 2006 edition of Departures Magazine. He has worked with numerous magazines, publishers and broadcasters, including the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Departures, Budget Travel, the Financial Times, Wanderlust, Al Jazeera and the BBC.
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