Pelourinho - Salvador/Bahia / Brazil. January 2001!!

The Historic Centre of Salvador da Bahia is extremely rich in historical monuments dating from the through the centuries. Salvador was the first colonial capital of Brazil and the city is.

Brazil, Salvador, Bahia - Igreja da Ordem Terceira de São Francisco, 1703

Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) has an energy and unadorned beauty that few cities can match. Once the magnificent capital of Portugal’s great New World colony, Salvador is the country’s Afro-Brazilian jewel

Carnaval in Salvador certainly differs from the one in Rio but it's equally as impressive. The parties known as blocos are non-stop so expect dancing on the streets 24/7.

This here is "Olodum" a musical activist group from Salvador, Brazil. They formed on April 1979 and their purpose is to cease racism, discrimination, and plead equal rights to all blacks in Brazil!