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Bahia. El corazón del Noreste de Brasil - Guía de viaje

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Bahia. The heart of Brazil's Northeast

Bahia. El corazón del Noreste de Brasil.

Idioma: INGLÉS.
Autor: Alex Robinson
1ª edición. Diciembre 2010.
272 Páginas. 16 Páginas de fotos a color. 30 Mapas.
ISBN: 9781841623290.

When Brazilians are far from home they dream of Bahia; its powder-fine beaches and reef-ringed islands; the waterfalls in the Diamond mountains of the arid sertão, and the cobbled streets and pastel-painted houses in Salvador. Tourists are now 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.

  • The first and only guidebook dedicated solely to Bahia and Salvador
  • 30 detailed maps, including seven maps on the capital, Salvador and trekking maps for the Chapada Diamantina
  • Details on high-profile sites such as the World Heritage Sites of Salvador, the Discovery Coast rainforests and the sertão, its wildlife and conservation
  • Information on Bahian music such bossa nova and samba, and also lively features on African-Brazilian religion, culture, cuisine, carnivals and capoeira

  • Table of Contents

      • Introduction
    • Part One: General Information
      • Background Information
        • Geography, Climate, Natural history and, conservation areas, History, Government and, politics, Economy, People, Language, Religion, Education, Culture
      • Practical Information
        • When to visit, Highlights, Suggested itineraries, Tour operators, Toutist information, Red tape, Embassies, Getting there and away, Health, Safety, What to take, Money, Budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays and festivals, Shopping, Arts and entertainments, Photography, Media and communications, Business, Buying Property, Cultural etiquette, Travelling positively
    • Part Two: The Guide
      • Salvador
        • History, Orientation, Getting there, Getting around, Tourist information and local tour operators, Where to stay, Where to eat, Entertainment and nightlife, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and do
      • Bahia de Todos os Santos and Recôncavo
        • History, Getting there and around, Tourist information and local tour operators, Itaparica island, Frades and Maré islands, São Francisco do Conde and Cajaíba island, Santo Amaro, Cachoeira and São Felix, Maragojipe and the Baía do Iguape
      • Costa do Dendê and the Costa do Cacau
        • The Dendê coast, The Cacau coast
      • Costa do Descobrimento
        • Belmonte and the Rio Jequitinhonha, Santa Crus, Cabrália and around, Porto Seguro, Arraial d’Ajuda, Trancoso, Caraíva, Ponta do, Corumbau, The Discovery coast national parks
      • Costa da Baleia and the Costa Dourada
        • Cumuruxatiba, Prado, Alcobaça, Caravelas, Nova Viçosa, Mucuri and the Gold Coast
      • Costa dos Coqueiros
        • Arembepe, Praia do Forte, Imbassaí and the Costa do Sauípe, Conde and beyond, Mangue Seco
      • Chapada Diamantina and the Sertão
        • History, Geography, Natural history, Getting there and away, What to bring, Getting around, Tourist information, Tour operators, Tour guides, What to see and do, Lencóis, Beyond Lencóis, The sertão
      • Appendices
        • Language
        • Further Information
      • Index
    • Additional Content
      • List of Maps
        • Arquipélago dos Abrolhos, Arraial D'Ajuda, Bahia, National Parks & Protected Areas, Baia de Todos os Santos & Recôncavo, Caraíva, Chapada Diamantina & Sertão, Chapada Diamantina trek routes, Costa das Baleia y Costa Dourada, Costa do Dendê y Costa do Cacau, Costa do Descobrimento, Costa dos Coquieros, Ilha de Itaparica, Ilha de Tinharé & Boipeba, Ilhéus, Itacaré, Itacaré beaches, Lençóis, Morro de São Paulo, Parque Nacional Monte Pascoal, Pelourinho & Santo Antônio, Peninsula de Maraú and Baía de Camamu, Porto Seguro, Salvador, Trancoso, Vitória and Barra