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Subchapter 12 – Igatu

January 1, 2018
Igatu "Igatu" is a term of Tupi origin, meaning "good river", through the junction of the terms' y (water, river) and katu (good). History The "Vila de Igatu", formerly known …

Subchapter 12 – Andaraí

January 1, 2018
Andaraí, Bahia 12º 48' 26" S - 41º 19' 51" W Alt: 405m Andaraí, word from Andirahy, that in the Tupi-Guarani language means "River of the Bats". Andira: bat, Y: …

Chapter 11 Chapada Velha

January 1, 2018
Chapada Velha was where the first diamonds of the State of Bahia were harvested. With the discovery of fantastic quantities of diamonds and gold in Lençóis, Mucugê, Andaraí, Rio de …

Chapada Diamantina – Pai Inácio

January 1, 2017
Morro Pai Inácio Habitat of Orthophytum amoenum  A very popular tourist attraction, the Pai Inácio hill has an altitude of 1,120m. #gallery-4 { margin: auto; } #gallery-4 .fg-gallery-item { float: …

Chapada Diamantina – Lençóis

January 1, 2017
Lençóis  Location in Brazil Coordinates: 12°33′46″S  41°23′24″W  Country  Brazil Region Northeast Region State Bahia Area  • Total 1,277 km2 (493 sq mi) Population (2015)  • Total 11,445  • Density 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi) Time zone BRT (UTC-3)   …

Chapada Diamantina – Introduction

January 1, 2017
Chapter 12 Chapada Diamantina Introduction “Brought into right relationships with the wilderness, man would see that his appropriation of Earth's resources beyond his personal needs would only bring imbalance and …

SUBCHAPTER 9 – A moment frozen in time

January 14, 2015
Dear reader, Exploring new sites require a minimum of previous organization, but we also know that plans are subject to sudden changes in the course of events. This is when …

SUBCHAPTER 9 – Morro do Chapéu

November 24, 2014
Morro do Chapéu 11°33'0''S - 41°9'21''W Elevation: 1,000 mts. Temperature: 18°/24 °C (Winter may reach 10°C) Ten years ago I visited Morro do Chapéu for the first time. I was …

SUBCHAPTER 9 – São Miguel das Figuras

December 11, 2014
The Bandeirantes expanded Portuguese America from the small limits of the Tordesilhas Line to roughly the same territory as current Brazil. This expansion discovered mineral wealth that made the fortune …