The state of Bahia is one of Brazil's essential postcards. Pedro Alvares Cabral arrived in 1500 at Monte Pascoal, south of Bahia, and it was the place the Portuguese began to settle, fascinated by the beauty of the landscape. In this truly unique region within a multifaceted Brazil, there is much to discover: Brazil's African roots, the drummings music, the renowned gastronomy which focuses on seafood and the atmosphere of fishing villages. From Salvador's religious celebrations to Trancoso's handcrafts, the cultural discoveries are endless. The disconnection is total, time passes slowly and the great lifestyle dominates throughout the year… Welcome to Bahia!