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Salvador - Bahia

Travessia de ferry, Itaparica – Salvador.

Palácio das Artes

Sorveteria da Ribeira

Igreja da Penha

The “Oh, no, not creepy at all” Museum of received graces at the Our Lord of Good End Church. 128 more words


Traditional as Political: the Baianas de acarajé

Baianas de acarajé are often referred to as “the postcard of Salvador”.  These almost exclusively female street vendors are ubiquitous in Salvador, Brazil.  During sacred ceremonies of the Afro-religion… 977 more words

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Banana da terra

A 1938 movie in which Carmen Miranda first appeared in her famous baiana costume, according to Lisa Shaw’s biography.

Samba Fogo's New Ala!

I am now a new member of the Samba Fogo family and so happy about it! World, meet the new Samba Fogo Ala!

During carnival, each school displays glamour in colorful costumes and floats with special effects and is organized into different segments or “ 398 more words


Carnival in Rio ends today...sort of

Today is the judging of the major Carnival parades. One samba school (samba schools are the large social groups that make up the parades) from the Special Group will win first position, and two will drop down to Access Group A, which means they’ll still have a chance next year to get back into the top group, if their parade is good enough. 414 more words

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