Salvador Kids

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Samba in Salvador

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Musicians and enthusiastic audience participants in the main square of the historic district, Pelhourino. Click photos to enlarge them.

Grant-My-Wish Ribbons

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People buy these colored ribbons and tie them to the fence of their church, hoping that their wishes will be granted. Salvador, Brazil. Click photos to enlarge them.

Salvador Murals (2)

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More colorful and ambitious wall paintings from the historic Pelhourino district in Salvador, Brazil. Click photos to enlarge them.

Salvador Murals

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Some of the wall art in Salvador, Brazil really grabs your attention. Click photos to enlarge them.

Traditional and Contemporary

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This boy was slouching on the couch in the reception area of our hotel when we checked in, and he was there - in the same posture - most of the times when we went out. The painting on the wall shows a more traditional image of Brazil. What will a similar painting show when the boy becomes a man? (click to enlarge)

Morning Light in the Harbor

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View from the balcony of our room at the Pousada do Pilar, a charming little hotel in the historic Pelhourino district of Salvador, Brazil. (click to enlarge)

Dynamic Twilight

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Sunset at Costa do Sauipe resort, taken with the "Dynamic Tone" Art Filter in my Olympus camera. Click photos to enlarge them.