Salvador, Brazil
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  • Salvador: 3-Hour Capoeira Class

    1. Salvador: 3-Hour Capoeira Class

    Salvador is notorious for preserving and disseminating the art, music, dance, songs and traditions of African origin. These and other cultural manifestations were brought as a result of the enslavement process, and transformed in the African Diaspora through the contact and interactions among different peoples and cultures, heritages that embellish and enrich Bahia. Among them, this class highlights capoeira, a dance and a fight of African origin, a tradition grounded on the strength of the ancestors, an artistic manifestation of life and philosophy, a remarkable characteristic of Afro-Bahia identity. This itinerary was designed in such a way that you may experience this tradition in the renowned International School of Capoeira in Bahia. Participate in a workshop, then take a regular class with other regular capoeira school students. That way, you'll experience the motivation that enco...

  • Salvador: Baiana Cooking Class with Market Visit & Lunch

    2. Salvador: Baiana Cooking Class with Market Visit & Lunch

    Experience the exotic flavors and aromas of Salvador (São Salvador da Bahia), and learn about the African, Portuguese and indigenous legacies of its cuisine. Meet a family from the community and learn how to prepare and cook some Afro-Brazilian food. Follow an itinerary carefully crafted to provide the best flavors for your palate at a cooking class run in accordance with traditions and religious customs. Chat with the family as you prepare your own lunch!  Start with a visit to a seafood market, and learn about the best fish to use for different types of recipe. Prepare to cook a fish stew known as "moqueca" (a typical Afro-Brazilian local dish). Pick up some vegetables at another food market, along with some tropical fruit that you will use to make a caipirinha (Brazil's national cocktail). Next, prepare the delicacies in a popular neighborhood, guided by your host...

    Marcos was a great guide, really chatty with loads of local knowledge. The food and drinks were delicious, and I would definitely recommend this experience.

  • Salvador: 3-Hour Percussion Class

    3. Salvador: 3-Hour Percussion Class

    Percussion in Bahia is part of people's daily lives, and it is present on several occasions, either in a Samba de Roda, or a Candomblé ceremony. It transmits joy and vibrancy, provides rhythm to the melodies, intensifies musical arrangements, and it is also good for the health as it improves the spirits. Bahia is known for its cultural and artistic production, a foundation for several artistic traditions in Brazil. On this tour, you'll visit an area of vibrant cultural and musical production, aiming to experience the creativity that fosters the process of producing sounds and rhythms inspired by the African continent. The itinerary will help you get acquainted with the sounds of Bahia, through a workshop and a class taught by talented percussionists. You'll learn about the versatility of Brazilian musical production, ranging from the samba reggae, a rhythm that fascinated Michael Jackso...

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Marcos was a great guide, really chatty with loads of local knowledge. The food and drinks were delicious, and I would definitely recommend this experience.