Brasilia February 10th 2008 After Carnavale in Salvador we evacuated to nearby Praia Do Forte with Helen and Jay for some rest and relaxation by the beach.
Praia Do Forte is 2 hours north of Salvador and reminded us of Port Douglas in Far North Queensland, which to say the least is vastly different from downtown Barra in Salvador. We didn't do too much in Praia Do Forte... other than lie on the beach, visit a wonderful lit ... read more
South America » Brazil » Distrito Federal » Brasília 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