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  • On the coast I like Nexpa for the surf but it's not a really smooth swimming beach, Caleta de Campos is much nicer for that in Bahia Bufadero where they offer water rides and a large number of palapa restaurants with decent mariscos, the palapas all bundled together on one end of the bahia with the rest open to enjoy with private spots and smooth sand.

    Michoacan Redux

  • Rimming the granite cliffs of this deep bahia, were smatterings of weekend homes.

    Las Adventuras De Mi Sombra

  • Whether this is a local pronunciation of the Portuguese “Bom bahia” which was also anglicised to Bombay, or whether it comes from the goddess Mumbadevi is open to debate.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » So, We Are All to Blame

  • "Plano e relação da bahia, denominada de Lourenço Marques, na costa de Natal ao norte do Cabo da Boa Esperança, junto ao promotório da latitude de 26 grãos, e não menos das terras adjacentes, seus habitadores, reys, rios, comércio, costumes (1784)."

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • "Relatório do commandante da canhoneira D. Maria Anna sobre a exploração dos rios que desaguam na bahia de Lourenço Marques."

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • This old Gravely will mow down all those little sweet gums coming up in there, all that sumac, that bahia grass that would choke down any other mower.

    Bailey White: 'The Telephone Man'

  • Nor is there any lack of colored plants wherever they can find a place to cling to; lilies and mints, the showy cardinal mimulus, and glowing cushions of the golden bahia, enlivened with butterflies and bees and all the other small, happy humming creatures that belong to them.

    The Yosemite

  • -- Rota es la menor de aquellas encantadoras poblaciones hermanas que forman el amplio semicírculo de la bahia de Cádiz; [67-2] pero, con ser la menor, [67-3] no ha faltado quien ponga los ojos en ella.

    Novelas Cortas

  • The port, or rather the bahia, is nearly nine miles and a half long, if we compute the length from the town (near the suburb of Jehemani or Xezemani) to the Cienega of

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • The port, or rather the bahia, is nearly nine miles and a half long, if we compute the length from the town (near the suburb of Jehemani or Xezemani) to the Cienega of Cacao.

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 3

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