NYT Travel section on Bahia and Amado

"IN Portuguese, “amado” means “beloved,” and in more than a score of novels, the Brazilian writer Jorge Amado made clear his eternal passion for Salvador da Bahia, the city that took him in as a teenage boarding student and became his home."

The rest is here.

Some of my Bahia photos are on flickr here.


Bahia Carnaval coverage -- Gilberto Gil

Gilberto Gil, Brazil's Minister of Culture and acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist is featured on a Google Brasil site -- or rather he and his Trio Expresso 2222 is featured:


This is the same carnaval trio I documented as a photographer when it debuted: