Category Archives: Things to See & Do

Sunset at the Farol in Barra, Salvador, Brazil

Sunset at the Salvador Farol

Sunset is my favorite time of day here in Salvador. And it’s not just because the temperature drops a wee bit. Instead it’s because of the rich sunset tradition here in Salvador. Rich sunset tradition, you may ask? You bet! Every evening at the Farol (lighthouse) in Barra between dozens to hundreds of people gather […]

Miniature replica of the first trio elétrico

Review: Casa do Carnaval

Opening in February, 2018, the Casa do Carnaval (House of Carnaval) was long overdue in the city that has the largest carnaval in the world. Fittingly, it sits in the historic center of Salvador, in a lovingly-restored building between Praca da Se and the Pelourinho. At $30 reais, it’s quite a bit more expensive than […]