All roads lead to... the beach (cycling Bahia!)


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May 18th 2014
Published: August 10th 2014
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My dad and I left Salvador with a pinch of sadness. It had been the perfect introduction to Brazil for us with the beach culture around the colorful historical center (Portuguese heritage), lively music on cobblestone, Afro-Brazilian rhythm mixed with capoiera, modern buildings laid out next to intriguing favelas, and a great combination of local smiles and happy tourists. The city had treated us ... Read Full Entry



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Cycling Bahia!Cycling Bahia!
Cycling Bahia!

May 2014 on a quiet road.
May 2014May 2014
May 2014

on Ilha Itaparica. As you can see, lots of shoulder room on these roads.
My Dad over Rio JaguaripeMy Dad over Rio Jaguaripe
My Dad over Rio Jaguaripe

Ilha Itaparica on the left, Brazil Mainland on the right side.
by the roadby the road
by the road

we saw lots of little houses of the kind by the road in Bahia
The feast!The feast!
The feast!

it couldn't get any better than this!
happy travelers!happy travelers!
happy travelers!

Cold beer, barbecued meat and friendly service! Best place to stop at Nazare!
Vultures by the road in BahiaVultures by the road in Bahia
Vultures by the road in Bahia

We would see these animals quite often all along the coast of Bahia
ready to head to Morro de Sao Paulo. ready to head to Morro de Sao Paulo.
ready to head to Morro de Sao Paulo.

on a fast boat to Morro with other tourists and a greedy captain... But screw him, we're on holidays!
disembarking at Morro de Sao Paulo. Big steep up-hill waiting for us on the left. disembarking at Morro de Sao Paulo. Big steep up-hill waiting for us on the left.
disembarking at Morro de Sao Paulo. Big steep up-hill waiting for us on the left.

Local men carry the tourists' luggage in wheelbarrows: heavy loads on steep streets. These guys are super strong!



10th August 2014

want to do a bike trip as well
Your journey and your blog is making me want to do the same kind of bike trip a bit more every time I read your new blogs ;) Nice beaches and wild camping are the best!

Tot: 1.007s; Tpl: 0.092s; cc: 18; qc: 146; dbt: 0.0937s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.7mb