South America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Trelew to Peninsula Valdes
  2. 2 Help Planning Atacama for Next Week!
  3. 3 Trip Report Amy ((L)) Peru and Chile! (A possibly over enthusiastic trip report)
  4. 4 Trip Report Patagonia Trip Reports / El Chaltén
  5. 5 Bolivia & Argentina itinerary help
  6. 6 6 Weeks - Argentina and/or Peru/Colombia? too much in this time?
  7. 7 Ship travel to South America
  8. 8 Trip Report 4 DAY, 3 NIGHT TREK TO MACHU PICCHU
  9. 9 Iguazu logistics and rental car?
  10. 10 Need some help with ideas for Argentina and Chile in 2017 please!
  11. 11 Solo travellers in Chile
  12. 12 Living in rural South America
  13. 13 Where to eat in Quito and Cuzco?
  14. 14 Manufacturer of alpaca clothes!
  15. 15 Other forums for Buenos Aires
  16. 16 galapagos island
  17. 17 Huayna Picchu ticket
  18. 18 Where to book the Salkantay trek?
  19. 19 BUYER BEWARE!!! Viator's transfer from EZE into Buenos Aires!
  20. 20 Is Buenos Aires cold in September
  21. 21 Colombia - Cycle holiday for 1 month
  22. 22 Mendoza in September or where else should we go?
  23. 23 One Day in Lima
  24. 24 Seaweed Ambergis Caye
  25. 25 Medellin places to stay
View next 25 » Back to the top

Brazil Photos => New Reportage - Bahia Independence Day

New Reportage - Bahia Independence Day
120 pictures

http://www.allphoto.com.pl/galeria/thumbnails.php?album=35
http://www.allphoto.com.pl/galeria/thumbnails.php?album=35&page=2
http://www.allphoto.com.pl/galeria/thumbnails.php?album=35&page=3
http://www.allphoto.com.pl/galeria/thumbnails.php?album=35&page=4

[English]
In 1808, the Portuguese court, fleeing from Napoleon troops which had
invaded Portugal, established themselves in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
After Joao VI returned to Portugal in 1821, his heir-apparent Pedro became
regent of the Kingdom of Brazil. Following a series of political incidents
and disputes, Brazil achieved its independence from Portugal on September 7,
1822. On October 12, 1822, Dom Pedro became the first Emperor of Brazil,
being crowned on December 1, 1822.
Bahia was the last area of Brazil to join the independent confederation;
Some members in the elite remained loyal to the Portuguese crown after the
rest of the country was granted independence. After several battles, mostly
in Pirajá, the province was finally able to expel the Portuguese on July 2,
1823, known as Bahia Independence Day, a great popular celebration. In the
state there is an ongoing discussion about the exact moment of Brazilian
independence, because for almost all "baianos," it really happened in Bahia
with the battles, and not on September 7, when the Emperor, Pedro I,
declared independence.
(Source: Wikipedia)


http://www.allphoto.com.pl/galeria/thumbnails.php?album=35
http://www.allphoto.com.pl/galeria/thumbnails.php?album=35&page=2
http://www.allphoto.com.pl/galeria/thumbnails.php?album=35&page=3
http://www.allphoto.com.pl/galeria/thumbnails.php?album=35&page=4

No Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement