By Sam Green, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sitting on the soft white sand, shaded by gently swaying palm trees, the warm sea stretches out invitingly ahead. It is possible to walk thirty meters out into the clean water and still be just waist deep. Tropical fish frolic amongst the coral which reveals itself at low tide. It is a miracle anyone ever returns to the mainland from Tinharé.
The island is Bahia’s answer to Rio de Janeiro state’s Ilha Grande. Easily . . .