Journals Salvador

Brazil like a Native

Created by onesundaymorning on August 19, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
3 Stories

Doing Salvador like a native.

Brazil Trip - Salvador da Bahia

Created by MikeInTown on May 6, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

10 Reviews
1 Story

Salvador da Bahia was the second leg of a Brazil trip we took as part of a 180-member tour group. We spent 3 days in Rio before flying 2 hours north to Salvador, where we spent 4 days. This city blew my mind with all its history, culture, and nightlife.

Brazil with an African drumbeat - the exotic city of Salvador de Bahia

Created by actonsteve on March 21, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
6 Stories

The beating heart of African Brazil has to be Salvador de Bahia, a city bedecked in colonial churches, cobbled pracas, sapphire waters, and drum and percussion beats of Brazilian rythmn. This is a city to get into your blood and make you feel alive.

Carnival In Salvador

Created by Travelking1984 on September 24, 2008

1 Story

My Trip to Brazil in Salvador During Carnival in 2008

Salvador de Bahia

Created by statesidecruiser on May 9, 2008

1 Review

Salvador is the state capital of Bahia, though Brasilia is now the capital of the country of Brazil. Portuguese is the official language.

A Few Days in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Created by MES227 on February 5, 2006

1 Review

The best way to sum up Salvador is with a quote from the tour guide: “A Cidade de Salvador é mágica, bonita, encantadora, alegre!”

Bahia During Carnaval

Created by jsmith74 on April 12, 2005

1 Review

Let me start by saying I imagined my trip would be fun, sun, and relaxation. It ended up being fun, but I am problably the only person to visit Salvador and not do any sightseeing at all.

Passing through Salvador

Created by Yvonne C. on September 11, 2003

1 Review

I would have been drawn to Salvador no matter what: cradle of African culture, one of Brazil's oldest and most beautiful cities... But it is also the birthplace of Capoeira, Brazil's national 'fighting dance'. For the noisy, cheerful busload of capoeiristas I was travelling with, Salvador was a myth.

No Longer a Gringa in Salvador

Created by gatinha on September 30, 2002

1 Review

I lived in Salvador for three months. This is a brief guide to living in Salvador. Everyone arrives a gringa, but if you keep your mind open, you can be mistaken for a Brasileira by the end.

A visit to Bahia in Brazil

Created by jp on August 19, 2000

4 Reviews

We wanted to visit Salvador and also a beach resort. We chose Praia do Forte which is 40 miles from the airport. We stopped on the way back to visit the old colonial part of the town, called the Pelourinho.

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