Salvador - Bahia
No state in Brazil ignites the imagination of visitors as does Bahia. Bahia is a tropical paradise, with magic, music, dance, history, excellent cuisine and many festivals including the best Carnival of Brazil. It is the land of candonble and capoeira, and the birthplace of Axe-music and of trio-eletricos.
Many of the most famous Brazilian musicians including Dorival Caymi, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, Maria Bethania and many more were born in Bahia. It is also the land of Jorge Amado, the most colorful of Brazilian writers who was the author of "Gabriela – Cinnamon and Spice", "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands", "Tieta" and many other books.
The European and African histories of Brazil began in Bahia, which continues to honor both of these heritages that have mingled with the indigenous Native American cultures. The state capital, Salvador, was Brazil's first capital city and the center of colonial life from the 16th through the 18th centuries.
Bahia has a beautful coast with many magnificent beaches, some adjacent to colonial forts and other historic buildings. If beaches are what you want, you have so many to chose from that the choice will be difficult.
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