Sao Luis is a city and municipality in northeastern Brazil, and is the capital of the state of Maranhão. The city is a port city, a vibrant textile industry, and sugar production. The city of São Luis, is a UNESCO heritage site, and so it has a very interesting history to tell and a lot of beautiful buildings to visit. In June every year they celebrate the Bumbu-meu-boi festival, which is a northern Brazilian folk theatrical tradition. The tale is told through music, costumes and drumming involving a bull, which dies and is brought back to life. Besides the festival, June is a perfect time to visit the Lençóis Maranhenses!