Itabuna, Bahia (outside the main city of Salvador).
Essentially Main Street in Itabuna.
Host parents (Campos).
One of the few well treated pets I saw.
Cousin of the Campos.
An auntie from the Campos (second host family) dressed in São João festival clothing.
Amanda, my host sister, and I.
Vi and Thata, from my first host family.
Victoria, on her birthday turning 12.
Neighborhood of Graça, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
Elevador Lacerda, overlooking the warm Atlantic.
The view of the bay, which is also the name of the regional state (Bahia).
Miscellaneous (and generally forgotten) landmark. Terreiro de Jesus, Pelourinho (neighborhood), Salvador.
Typical afternoon in Pelourinho.
Pelourinho, the city center of Salvador, doubles as residential and commercial space. Hostels and other residencies are on the second and third floors.
Zumbi! The quintessential hero and very important figure in Afro-Brazilian history.
Typical apartment housing just outside Praça da Sé, Pelourinho, Salvador.
Government building. Court house?
Very kind custodian who attempted to speak to me and was thrilled about this picture.