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Which pousadas are best for beaches and relaxation in Rio de Janeiro and Bahia?

Which pousadas are best for beaches and relaxation in Rio de Janeiro and Bahia?

Q. Hi Alison, I’m hoping you will be able to help me! I am planning a trip to Brazil with my partner in September. I need to some help with where to stay & visit please. The key ‘stop points’ will be Rio and Salvador and surrounding areas. Can you recommend places near Salvador with beautiful beaches? I’m looking […]

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22 de August de 2015 | By | Reply More
Pousadas in picturesque Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil

Pousadas in picturesque Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil

  Trancoso is located South of Porto Seguro, Bahia and is a fishing town that boasts the delightful beaches of Nativos, Trancoso and Coqueiros. It manages to combine the best of the old and the new, the chic and the laid back, which is why it is a very popular destination for Brazilians to escape […]

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2 de December de 2014 | By | Reply More
Pousadas on Peninsula de Maraú, Bahia

Pousadas on Peninsula de Maraú, Bahia

  Peninsula de Maraú is located southwest of Salvador and is one of Bahia’s beautiful and up coming eco tourism destinations.  Barra Grande (the main village on the Maraú Peninsula ) gets pretty buzzy during major holidays like carnival and New Year and Taipu de Fora, with its natural swimming pools gets an increasing number of visitors during the […]

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18 de November de 2014 | By | Reply More
Pousadas on the island of Ilha de Boipeba, Bahia, Brazil

Pousadas on the island of Ilha de Boipeba, Bahia, Brazil

  Ilha de Boipeba is a palm-fringed gem of an island located amongst the mangroves to the south of Salvador, and southeast of Morro de Sao Paulo. Velha Boipeba is the main village and further along the island is Moreré, which boasts beautiful palm fringed unspoilt beaches and natural swimming pools. READ MORE … Read more […]

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6 de November de 2014 | By | Reply More
Brazil Dream Trip: Trancoso and  Arraial d’ Ajuda, Bahia

Brazil Dream Trip: Trancoso and Arraial d’ Ajuda, Bahia

  TRANCOSO Trancoso lies an hour’s drive to the south of the balsa or ferry which brings you over the River Buranhém from Porto Seguro. Originally an Indian fishing community the town was founded by the jesuits priests in 1583 and the famous church of St John the Baptist of the Indians was built on […]

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Solo Travel in Chapada Diamantina, Salvador & Boipeba, Brazil

Solo Travel in Chapada Diamantina, Salvador & Boipeba, Brazil

Updated August 11 2015 Q. “Dear Alison, I will be in the Bahia region arriving 20 September in Salvador and flying out 10 October from Salvador. With about 19 nights in the region, I expect to enjoy 12 nights in Chapada Diamantina and the rest of my holiday in Salvador de Bahia. Ideally I would love to […]

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18 de August de 2014 | By | Reply More
4 of the best boutique guesthouses and B&Bs along Bahia’s ‘Discovery Coast’

4 of the best boutique guesthouses and B&Bs along Bahia’s ‘Discovery Coast’

Updated August 11 2015 The ‘Costa do Descobrimento’ or Discovery Coast is located in the south of Bahia in Brazil and comprises the area between the towns of Belmonte in the north and Prado in the south. This is where Brazil was first discovered and the region is considered the birthplace of its history and culture. However,  it is […]

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8 de May de 2014 | By | Reply More
Bahia Trip: Day 20 Caraiva & Corumbau

Bahia Trip: Day 20 Caraiva & Corumbau

Updated Aug 11 2015 I can hear the constant pitter-patter of rain drops when I awake at 5am but it’s my last day in paradise and I’m convinced it’s going to stop as Natacha (of Casa da Natacha) has arranged for us to take a trip with Mauro (or Tige as he is known locally) […]

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Bahia Trip: Day 19 Getting from Trancoso to Caraiva

Bahia Trip: Day 19 Getting from Trancoso to Caraiva

Trancoso and Caraiva, Bahia, Brazil: updated August 17 2015 It’s the penultimate day of my  20 day marathon trip through southern Bahia and I’m up early to grab some breakfast at 7am before my bus leaves for the peninsula of Caraiva, 27kms to the south. There’s no-one around at this hour although the lovely people […]

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7 de April de 2014 | By | Reply More
Bahia Trip: Day 18 Trancoso more beaches, more pousadas

Bahia Trip: Day 18 Trancoso more beaches, more pousadas

Blog post Pousada Mata N’Ativa, Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil: updated August 17 2015 Today I wake early as always but pass on my morning walk as I know I have a big one coming up later when I visit Pousada Mata N’Ativa and Villas de Trancoso. Instead I use the time over breakfast to catch up with […]

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