I am reblogging this because I like anything and everything about Brazil!!

Couch Surfing Canadian

Now for a keen observer, online stalker or my mother you will notice a few days were lost between cities, it's fine pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!!

Salvador and the Bahia state have a lot of history. Salvador was the first landing point of Portuguese, therefore it was the centre of the economy because of sugar production and was an area of competition with the Dutch. It was also the focal point for brazilian slavery that has created very high African Brazilian population composing nearly a third of the current population. It currently has less economic power but the experiences of its past are visible in the city and the people.

As you may recall it was a long bus ride to Salvador but my gracious host met me at home and after a shower myself, my host and his roommate went out for drinks and…

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