Carnival 2012 in Salvador, Brazil

By Laura Madden, Contributing Reporter

SALVADOR, BRAZIL - Carnival in Salvador, the capital city of the northeastern state of Bahia is regarded by many enthusiasts to be on par with Rio in terms of revelry. Like other northeastern Brazilian cities such as Recife, Salvador has a long historical context of colonialism and afro-indiginous rituals, adding a cultural flair that is both unique and amazing.

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