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Aracaju, Brazil

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From Maceió, seven buses a day run to ARACAJU , capital of the neighbouring state of Sergipe , a little-visited and rather unexceptional place. Although the Portuguese founded a colony at Aracaju in 1592, the capital of the infant state was later moved to nearby São Cristóvão. Then, in the mid-nineteenth century, there was a sudden vogue for purpose-built administrative centres (similar to the urge that led to the construction of Brasília a century later), and the core of modern Aracaju was thrown up overnight, with the city becoming the state capital again in 1855. …
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