Salvador is a city on the northeastern coast of Brazil, in the state of Bahia and has about 3 million inhabitants. It is well known for its street parties and of course Carnival, one of the best in the country together with that of Rio de Janeiro.
From the Salvador Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Salvador
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My partner and I stayed at Fusion first as guests and then quickly became collaborators, doing all sorts of artistic and construction projects. We are very pleased to be part of their family and enjoyed eating dinner together often. Everyone is very laid back and easy going. I really liked that there is a lot of portuguese spoken among the crew. ... more
Easily accessible by bus from the airport, which was important to us. Requires a walk of about 7-10 minutes from the bus stop Itapu. Room equipment & bathroom were a little bit old (in the cellar...) and therefore the atmosphere was a bit dusty and gloomy. ... more
For backpackers it is a perfect place, we got to know many open minded and interesting people joining us for the nights. Staff is like family acting, very close contact. Also breakfast was very good. Just one thing: At night u should only come back by taxi, there are children and beggars waiting for tourists attacking and stealing them. ... more
Ok having gathered a bit more information I was wondering if someone could advise us on two particular areas of Salvador - the Barra district and the Pelourinho area. Either one more suitable for staying in a hostel? Regards A ...
Hi all, I have a month to travel around Brazil and Salvador is one of my most aticipated destinations! Can anyone tell me a bit about Salvador, how long they think we shoudl stay for. Recommendations of where to stay, things to do, places to go, eat etc.. Any activities you think worth doing in Salvador ...
El Salvador is a "non" or "un" Tourists paradise..few other "tourists", miles of pristine Pacific beaches and world class Surfing..Discover the Un Discovered..there are no travel "destinations ...
Farewell, beautiful Bahia
Hola! Sadly, today is my last day in Salvador. Tomorrow afternoon Charlotte and I are flying to Rio (since the flight is 2 hours and the bus is 30!) and I'll be sad to say goodbye to Salvador ...
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Hangover:The Sequel; Afro-Brazilian rhythms;BRAZIL vs.CHILE
flew (yes, we took our first plane during this trip!) to Salvador with my high school friends, Malu ...
Posted in WANDERLUST by kreglicka