Ian Wright travels in the North East of Brazil.
He starts his journey in Salvador, the colonial
capital of Bahia, where he samples the famous
Brazilian coffee and participates in Capoeira
- a traditional martial art combining ballet and acrobatics.
Travelling into the interior of Brazil, Ian attends a Candomble
ceremony, the fastest growing religious cult in Brazil. He
also explores the stunning Chapada Diamantina National
Park near Lencois.
Ian flies to Recife where he chances upon
a traditional wedding ceremony. It just so happens that he
is invited to join in the festivities at the wedding of the
great Brazilian football legend, Pele.
Travelling up the coast, Ian visits the multi-coloured sandhills
of Morro Branco, where intricate sand paintings
are made. He joins in the party at a carnival in Fortaleza,
and stops off at the isolated fishing village of Jericoacoara,
where he stays with a Brazilian family.
The final leg of Ians trip takes him to the mouth
of the Amazon, and the port of Belem,
where local food specialities are on sale at the thriving