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Série sobre a minha viagem a SALVADOR - Capital do Estado da BAHIA - Região NORDESTE do BRASIL - A primeira Capital do meu país - Nº 011 !

Series on my trip to SALVADOR - The Capital City of the State of BAHIA - The NORTHEASTERN region of BRAZIL - My Country's first Capital City - #011 !

IGREJAS I - CHURCHES I - IGLESIAS I - ÉGLISES - CHIESE I - Salvador has many many churches and those are two examples of what kind of religious architecture one can find there around its historical center. They are the "Igreja do Carmo" (Carmo's Church)/left and "Igreja da Ordem Terceira" (Third Order's Church)/right.

"SALVADOR (São Salvador da Baía de Todos os Santos/"Holy Savior of All Saints' Bay") is a city on the northeastern coast of Brazil and the capital of the Northeastern Brazilian state of BAHIA. SALVADOR is also known as Brazil's capital of happiness due to its easygoing population and countless popular outdoor parties, including its street carnival. The first colonial capital of Brazil, the city is one of the oldest in the country and in the New World. For a long time, it was also known as Bahia, and appears under that name (or as Salvador da Bahia/Salvador of Bahia so as to differentiate it from other Brazilian cities with the same name) on many maps and books from before the mid-20th century. Salvador is the third most populous Brazilian city, after São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, and it is the eighth most populous city in Latin America, after Mexico City, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Lima, Bogotá, Rio de Janeiro and Santiago of Chile.

The city of Salvador is notable in Brazil for its cuisine, music and architecture, and its metropolitan area is the wealthiest in the northeastern region of the country. Over 80% of the population of metropolitan region of Salvador has some Black African ancestry. The African influence in many cultural aspects of the city makes it the center of Afro-Brazilian culture. The historical center of Salvador, frequently called the "PELOURINHO", is rich in historical monuments dating from the 17th through the 19th centuries and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985." (SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA)


Model: NIKON D80
Software: Picasa 3.0
Exposure Time: 10/2500 sec
F-Stop: f/8.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Focal Length: 18 mm
Date Taken: 2008-11-22 12:29
Metering Mode: Pattern
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