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Background Knowledge On The Salvador City In Brazil

by on Jan.25, 2012, under Travel

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The ideal destination for a tourist is that with breathtaking landscape and attractive hills; an atmosphere that is filled with fun and color, with lots of celebrations. This is what awaits the tourist in the Salvador City in Brazil. The country – Brazil – is a nation with multiple cultures. It is a destination for many tourist.

Brazil is a country with an economy that ranks at number ten in the world. The country is number five in its largeness. There are a couple of attractive momentum that appeals to the tourist. These include the music, excellent cuisine and the magnificent architecture. The country bounds with the Atlantic and has coastlines. The longest one is located in Salvador. It is the perfect choice for those who seek to surf.

It is the third most populated city in Brazil and is located in the northeastern coast of the country. There is a continual celebration and carnivals there. It is called by most people as the Capital of happiness. The best of the malls can be found there. This attracts those who want to shop from all parts of the country.

The culture is filled with lots of African elements. It has the dominance of its citizens as Afro Americans, whose lineage goes far back to the African Slaves. It is the oldest city in the country and retains a vital role in her history.

The port of Salvador is used both for importing and exporting. The prices are at a discount and is second on the list of those who are export fruits. The city is the wealthiest among the neighbouring towns and city; this is because it is located in the mist of agricultural produce.

It was the capital of the southern hemisphere. Its magnificence is unlike no other city. The local call the it ‘Bahia’.

Among all the cities where African slaves’ descendants live in, Bahia is the only one that has preserved the African heritage. These heritages are found in the dance, food, martial arts as well as the religion.

Most of the African slaves originated from the Yoruba speaking area of the Sub-Sahara Desert (now known as Nigeria). They were force to practice Catholicism – their master’s religion. Amidst the persecution and trials, they were able to hold on to their original faith.

Catholic teachings were used to preserve their own faith. Catholic holy figures and days were used to represent theirs. This way, they had a syncretism of their religion and the Roman Catholic. The main elements of their religion were substituted with the Catholics teachings; hereby, passing on the tenets of their religion to the next generation.

The Capoeira – a unique dance with elements of African martial arts – is a dominant part of the culture. It mixes dances steps with combat techniques. It has been modified from the initial steps that were introduced by the African slaves and is today accepted as a Brazilian form of dance.

The sporting activities present includes basketball, volleyball, football and golf. Boat racing is also a form of sports in there. It is one of the oldest sport dating back over hundred years old.

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