Paradise Found June 8th 2011 We left Lencois on May 26th with a plan to be in Rio de Janeiro by June 1st, hoping to visit three place before arriving there. This meant we would be travelling about 2750km in a very short time, so we weren't optimistic that we'd left enough time to actually see anything!
We took a 6 hour bus ride back to Salvador, waited there for 5 hours and caught a 12 hour ride south to Porto Segu ... read more
South America » Brazil » Bahia » Arraial d'Ajuda Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more