Press stop- Pelourinho!

The carnival in Salvador is in full swing! In every corner of Salvador's historic centre - Pelourinho, lurks something captivating for the camera... And that's before any of the parades have begun! So it goes without saying, I was thankful to discover a press centre for journalist to 'recharge' not just the batteries for their... Continue Reading →

Lavagem Itapua 2013

By word of mouth the saying goes; African slaves weren't allowed in the churches during the time of slavery and they were made to wash the steps of the churches. Today Lavagem Itapua is a festival paying homage to Afro-Brazilian tradition. The traditional 'Laundering Itapuã' is amongst the most famous and oldest religious festivals that... Continue Reading →

Adjusting to Salvador…

It's been a while since I updated my blog- apologies! Lets just say I'm adjusting to Salvador! Every corner has something intriguing to offer... And nothing here is done in haste! When I think of Bahia, I immediately think of it's capital Salvador and it's strong Afro-Brazilian culture. Little did I know areas of Bahia,... Continue Reading →

When Salvador stole my heart…

A collection of pictures from my first ever visit to Salvador, Bahia in 2009. Little did I know about my ancestral (TABOM) connection with this city. Salvador still managed to leave a profound impact on me with all its glory; from history and culture to the people and food! It's no wonder I claimed to... Continue Reading →

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