Bahia: The Heart of Brazil's Northeast by Alex RobinsonBahia: The Heart of Brazil's Northeast by Alex Robinson

Bahia: The Heart of Brazil's Northeast

byAlex Robinson

Paperback | January 25, 2011

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Bahia really has something for everyone - powder-fine beaches and reef-ringed islands, waterfalls in the Diamond mountains of the arid sertão, and cobbled streets and pastel-painted houses in Salvador. Tourists are starting to discover a taste for spicy Bahian cuisine after watching displays of gymnastic capoeira or attempting the rhythms of axé-samba at the world's largest Mardi Gras carnival. Bradt's Bahia leads travellers to the Baroque splendour of the capital, Salvador, and relaxes at Trancoso's tropical spas. Whether strolling along deserted beaches or wandering far from the beaten path to view exotic wildlife, visitors will find author Alex Robinson's meticulously researched Bahia an indispensable companion. It is the only English-language guidebook dedicated to this exciting, undiscovered destination.
Alex Robinson is an award-winning travel writer and photographer and the author of five guidebooks on Brazilian destinations. He lived in Brazil for four years and speaks fluent Portuguese.
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Title:Bahia: The Heart of Brazil's NortheastFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublished:January 25, 2011Publisher:Bradt Travel GuidesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1841623296

ISBN - 13:9781841623290

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: GENERAL INFORMATIONChapter 1: Background informationChapter 2: Practical informationChapter 3: African-Brazilian cultureChapter 4: Brazilian Music PART TWO: THE GUIDEChapter 5: SalvadorChapter 6: The Baía de Todos os Santos and the RecôncavoChapter 7: Ilheus and the Central Southern beachesChapter 8: Porto Seguro and the Southern BeachesChapter 9: The Linha Verde and the Northern BeachesChapter 10: The Chapada Diamantina and LençoisChapter 11: The Rio São Francisco and the SertãoChapter 12: Sergipe and Alagoas states Appendix 1: Brazilian PortugueseAppendix 2: Wildlife listAppendix 3: Further ReadingIndex