Lencois & Our Near Death Experience! August 12th 2007 Well, the end of our trip is definitely in sight now and it is getting harder and harder to keep Andi off the beaches! This is my last chance, the town of Lencois and the national park of Chapada Diamantina, an outdoor hiking mecca six hours inland from Salvador.
When we arrived in the town in the afternoon we were fairly mobbed by touts and guides offering us tours and services. It is all v ... read more
South America » Brazil » Bahia » Lençóis 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