Located in the state of Bahia, 240 miles south of Salvador, Ilheus is best known as the place described by Brazil’s famous novelist, Jorge Amado, in Gabriela, Cravo e Canela (Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon). He grew up on a cocoa plantation and later lived in Ilheus while working on his first novel. Ilheus was just a small, sleepy town until cocoa was introduced into the region in 1881. View more
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