Salvador da Bahia Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Pelourinho

    I set out on foot for a restaurant about an hour after sunset on Monday, 14 July 2003. I soon got lost. I should have turned around and gone back the way I'd come. Instead I walked on, finding myself...

  • 2. Thieves

    I am a LOCAL born and raised and I DON'T recommend travelers to come to Salvador. Right now it is quite dangerous to travel here. Even during the day. There are very few policemen on the streets and...

  • 3. Carnaval

    Carneval in Salvador is the best party i have ever been to and i would go back any time. I did have a little problem with 2 guys though who beat me up for unknown reasons. Visiting a hospital in...

  • 4. Cameras

    Salvador is a challenging place for a tourist. More so for photographers. Here's my recommendations for shooting photos in Salvador. Don't have an expensive camera out unless you see a police officer....

  • 5. Weather in the spring

    The spring of 2006 sepember to december was somewhat unusual. It continued raining through october, with many coldfronts with continuing storms coming in....

  • 6. Flimsy Plastic Cups

    This isnt really a danger... just something to point out. Brazillians tend to use these really flimsy plastic cups to put your drinks in... on the street or in...

  • 7. acaraje. danger or maybe pleasure of mouth?

    If you walk out to the street, you will see those ladies in traditinal looking dress making tasty looking sandwiches. hmm I was there very hungry, so I went to...

  • 8. Porto da Barra Kvicksand

    I advise anyone who loves the pleasure of just enjoying life, being,and doing absolutely nothing, to place your visit to Barra at the end of your trip, as the...

  • 9. Beware of sunburn!

    You'll forget time once you are basking under the sun at Porto da Barra beach! I am officially a tan-orexic, and gets grumpy when I don't get enough sun, so my...

  • 10. Poverty and Crime

    The one negative thing about Salvador is the enormous poverty of many of its inhabitants. In Pelhouirino be prepared to be followed everywhere you go by hordes...

  • 11. Look out where you step!

    The main danget in Salvador is not the security, its thepavement of the old city, it is done with irregular stops and as there are streets up the hill or...

  • 12. Most bahian (salty) dishes are...

    Most bahian (salty) dishes are prepared with dende oil. Dende is a special kind of palm tree (Elaeis guineensis, Jacq., Monocotiledonae, Palmae) and its oil is...


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