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Private City Tour of Salvador da Bahia
"You will visit all the main attractions of Salvador including the old town's historical center the Pelorinho and the peninsula of Itapagipe with its amazing church Igreja do Bomfirm lighthouse and Fort Monte Serrat. You will stop here for a refreshing coconut water. Then you will drive over to the heart of the city
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Private City Tour of Salvador da Bahia
"You will visit all the main attractions of Salvador including the old town's historical center the Pelorinho and the peninsula of Itapagipe with its amazing church Igreja do Bomfirm lighthouse and Fort Monte Serrat. You will stop here for a refreshing coconut water. Then you will drive over to the heart of the city
From EUR99.00
 
Private City Tour of Salvador da Bahia
"You will visit all the main attractions of Salvador including the old town's historical center the Pelorinho and the peninsula of Itapagipe with its amazing church Igreja do Bomfirm lighthouse and Fort Monte Serrat. You will stop here for a refreshing coconut water. Then you will drive over to the heart of the city
From EUR99.00

Tamar Reserve Tips (5)

Visit the Tamar reserve at Praia do Forte.

The Tamar reserve is a project that has been going on for many years at the little beach town called Praia do Forte 80 kilometers north of Salvador.The Tamar project protects the giant sea turtles off...
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cachaseiro
Feb 07, 2013

Praia do Forte

At 50 Km. from Salvador, there is a town called Praia do forte.The place is cute and there you have Projeto Tamar, it's a turtle reservation (more pictures at my travelogue).I think is worth going for...
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sof76
Oct 07, 2006

Projeto Tamar (Sea Turtle Project)

You're unlikely to see turtles on the beach, unless you're in Praia do Forte during the breeding season.But the compact grounds of Projeto Tamar have dozens of tanks, large and small, in some of which...
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NedHopkins
Sep 17, 2003

Turtles and a Quaint Town

Praia do Forte is about two hours, by road, north of Salvador. It is home to Projeto Tamar, the world's leading effort to save the various endangered species of sea turtle.The Project's grounds are...
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NedHopkins
Sep 16, 2003

Turtles at Tamar Reserve

Tamar Reserve is an ideal day trip (80kms north) from Salvador at Praia do Forte and is fun for everyone. It has been set up to educate us on what the reserve is doing to help conserve the endangered...
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K1W1
Dec 09, 2002
 
 
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"All I want is some ACARAJE!"
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Things to Do Near Salvador da Bahia

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Pelourinho

The historical centre itself, which revolves around the Pelourinho quarter with its triangular place, is characterized by its fidelity to the 16th-century plan, the density of its monuments, and the...
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Catedral Basilica

Next to the cathedral one walks along a passage with pictures of all heads of the Salvador Catholic Church. At the end of the passage a massive ballroom can be found with more beautiful paintings,...
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Lacerda Elevator

In 20 seconds, Elevador Lacerda (Lacerda Elevator) takes you from Praca Tome de Souza in Cidade Alta (the Upper City) to the Praca Cairu in Cidade Baixa (the Lower City). You travel more than 70...
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Mercado Modelo

Mercado Modelo is a Salvador's largest market and one of Salvador's landmarks. An old covered market with the best selection of the artesanato in the city, is set on its own by the old harbour, across...
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Lagoa do Abaeté

The city of Salvador has a lagoon where laundrywomen used to launder in the past. Nowadays there are some public buddles close to the lagoon, where laundrywomen still do hand wash. You can see them...
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Fundação Casa de Jorge Amado

Jorge Amado is a well known writer born near Salvador, Bahia. In this museum (it was closed when I was in Salvador and did not visit it) you can know more about his books and life. It is located in...
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