Salvador de Bahia was founded as Brazil's first capital in 1549 and is currently the country's third largest city; its complex history as one of South America's biggest slave ports and one of the most important bastions of Portuguese colonialism has made it a lively, colorful place with a rich culture and beautiful albeit decaying architecture.
Maragogi is a municipality in the Alagoas state located about 125 km north of the capital, Maceió, in Brazil's northeastern Atlantic coast.
Olinda is a small municipality in the state of Pernambuco, just 6 km north of the state capital, Recife.
Belem is located at the mouth of the Tapajos (Amazon) River on Brazil's northern Atlantic coast.
Nuestro recorrido de seis horas de Santa Marta a Santa Cruz de Mompox nos llevó desde las bahías de la costa Caribe hasta las sabanas del río Magdalena, oscilando entre los departamentos del Magdalena, el Cesar y nuestro destino en el sur del Bolívar.
Santa Cruz de Mompox, once an important commercial hub which now seems to be trapped by the humidity and the slow-moving time, was founded in 1537 and named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1995.
Fotografías de la Ciénaga del Pijiño, ubicada en un brazo del río Magdalena cerca a la ciudad de Santa Cruz de Mompox./Photographs of the Pijino Swamp, located in a branch of the Magdalena River near the city of Santa Cruz de Mompox. PEOPLE & LANDSCAPES • WILDLIFE • TO & FROM MOMPOX People & Landscapes… Continue reading Mompox: La Ciénaga del Pijiño / The Pijino Swamp