Travel Blogs from Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

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The international bastard syndrome., Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

The international bastard syndrome.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... hundred more rip-off examples, but lets hope today was the last one. Yeah right! Except for that, I really enjoy Salvador. We stay in the old historic Pelourinho neighborhood (another UNESCO World Heritage site) with all it's churches, colorful houses ...

Shopping Barra, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Shopping Barra

A travel blog entry by rese_ma

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Goodbye Aleksandra and Salvador Melih got up very early this day, because he wanted to see off Aleksandra to the airport. I thought he will be back in the right time for breakfast, but when I got up at 8 he wasn`t in the room. So I was a bit ...

Reunion with old Friends, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Reunion with old Friends

A travel blog entry by rese_ma

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Nothing to Do Cafe da Manha We had not breakfast and and we didn`t know where we could put our bags and so we thought it is the best to visit our lovely Pousada in Barra. And they were happy ;) We could eat breakfast there for a small amount of ...

Salvador - the Black Soul of Brazil, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador - the Black Soul of Brazil

A travel blog entry by rese_ma

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... Pousadas and by the way very expensive ones. After a while we found in a small street the perfect Pousada Milagres. Pousada Milagres Salvador To stay there is like to live with a family. She and her son are so kind. She was giving us food ...

Culture Schock, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Culture Schock

A travel blog entry by rese_ma

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... ... where are the people and what are they doing? So we just drank a juice and went home after two hours nice talking. More Information about Salvador This is a encyclopedia about Salvador This is the official Website of Salvador da Bahia ...

Tuesday night is Friday night in Salvador, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Tuesday night is Friday night in Salvador

A travel blog entry by seanmalonerules

Finally on land again...this time in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. I'll first give a little background about this place. Salvador is the oldest colonial city in South America and was the capital of the Portuguese colony in the days of Brazilian slavery. ...

Bye Bye Brazil, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Bye Bye Brazil

A travel blog entry by seanmalonerules

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... , but they are still served on the streets of Nigeria. I ate as I walked back to the port for the last time in Brazil. I could spend months in Bahia alone but my five days were coming to a close. At some point in my life I think I will find myself back ...

Carnaval in Salvador, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval in Salvador

A travel blog entry by pieterrick

... gesloten en je kan alleen maar bier en cola kopen. Mensen slapen een week op straat en iedereen verkoopt wel wat. Hoewel Salvador absoluut mooi is vanwege de afrikaanse invloeden, weet ik niet of ik weer met carnaval zou gaan. Morgen gaan de naar ...

Een koe in de jungle, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Een koe in de jungle

A travel blog entry by eduardennicole

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... etenswaren naar deze kinderen te gooien (die vervolgens dus alleen maar chips en koekjes eten). Inmiddels zitten we in Salvador da Bahia, een swingende stad vol trommelaars en caparoeina-dansers (of zoiets). Salvador, Belém, Rio, het zijn steden die ...

Salvador again, Salvador da bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador again

A travel blog entry by jungleboy

... (didn't even realize this til I got to Salvador for the first time): capoeira regional and capoeira da Angola. Apparently theres quite a rivalry and in Salvador itself its considered out of order to mix the 2 styles, as Sarah discovered in her first ...

Het plan, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Het plan

A travel blog entry by veerle

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... , HET PLAN: Samen met Karin (van Benin en Costa Rica) gaan we de eerste week bij een gastgezin logeren in Salvador da Bahia en op braziliaanse les: http://www.dialogo-brazilstudy.com (met fotos, plattegrond en nog meer info) "FAMILY DESCRIPTION: ...

African Soul, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

African Soul

A travel blog entry by thewer

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The main goal I had of heading north through Brazil was to get to Salvador - acknowledged as the cultural capital of Brazil and not to be missed. It was certainly different, with the centre with much restored, colourful colonial architecture and ...

Todo bem em Jardim Brazil, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Todo bem em Jardim Brazil

A travel blog entry by veerle

Ola a todos, Het gaat hier zeer goed, we zijn met wat kleine hobbels goed aangekomen. M´n bagage heeft er wel een dag langer over gedaan en de familie had ons pas op zondag verwacht maar niet dat dat een probleem was ... we hebben het zeer getroffen, ...

Salvador da Bahia, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador da Bahia

A travel blog entry by jungleboy

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I had been really looking forward to coming to Salvador since I first started reading travel books about Brazil: the centre of afro-Brazilian culture, the oldest major city in the country, the world centre for capoeira. It promised a lot and my ...

Salvador da Bahia, here we are!, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador da Bahia, here we are!

A travel blog entry by umrapaznobrasil

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Fwiew, na een vermoeiende reis geland in Salvador, een zachte lentezon kwam ons welkom heten, de overenthousiaste taxichauffeurs buiten beschouwing gelaten... We hebben er toch een aan de haak geslagen en die heeft ons afgezet in het centrum, waar we ...

Salvador da Bahia, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador da Bahia

A travel blog entry by z0rr0

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... into restoring some buildings, but the general impression is one of past glory! Culture is amazing - like the rest of Brazil, the population is a real mixture. African influence here though is all pervasive. Last night did a standard tourist trip. ...

Independence Day, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Independence Day

A travel blog entry by z0rr0

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... . 1st the lows.... Brazil is OUT of the world cup! We watched the game in a local bar and saw the French outplay Brazil. The locals could not believe it! the despair after it was all over was palpable. People crying and shaking their heads is ...

Carnaval Part 2, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval Part 2

A travel blog entry by cori42

Day two...So Friday night of Carnval was our first night to go out with the Bloco Olodum. After much getting ready time and a trip to a local seamstress to attempt to make something out of the potato-sack that was given to us to wear, we finally made it ...

Day one, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Day one

A travel blog entry by petervonbost

Alright, got here ok from Frankfurt with Condor airlines...reasonably cheap ticket but then again it ´s the low season. I booked a course at a Portuguese language school a friend in Germany recommended to me. It is called DCBrazil ...

Portuguese without Tears, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Portuguese without Tears

A travel blog entry by janis

... , but enrol on an intensive course of portuguese for two weeks! The language school is just a 3 minute walk from the pousada in Salvador. I am doing 5 hours of lessons a day!! So far I´ve done 2 days and I´ve staggered out mentally exhausted into the ...

3 knots = 3 wishes, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

3 knots = 3 wishes

A travel blog entry by v-nessa

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... tourist market where we tried to find some souvenirs. Later in the afternoon as the AIDAcara was leaving the port of Salvador da Bahia, we had on the pooldeck the “Offiziersshaken”, officers shaking cocktails for guests. But just as they were ...

Salvador da Bahia, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Salvador da Bahia

A travel blog entry by cankuna

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... im Herzen Bahias! Uebernachtet habe ich in meiner Haengematte. Pelhourinho ist das wohl bekannteste Virtel von Salvador da Bahia. Antike Kirchen, antike alte koloniale Gebaude, voller Touristen und Geschaeften die Artesanias verkaufen. Es ist einfach ...

salavador, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

salavador

A travel blog entry by lyleston

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dança dança dança, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

dança dança dança

A travel blog entry by cori42

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Everywhere I go, there seems to be someone dancing. Dancing Samba, dancing Salsa, dancing sexy, dancing slow, dancing fast, or just dancing because they are a little bit (or a lot) crazy! After spending a few months in Peru a few years ago I was able to ...

season´s greetings, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

season´s greetings

A travel blog entry by janis

Season´s greetings from Salvador. It´s summer here. The season began 2 days ago. The Christmas festivities are getting on apace here. A very happy Christmas and a peaceful ...

Festival do Verão, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Festival do Verão

A travel blog entry by cori42

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Today has been a long day filled with various frustrations all involving this language that I can´t seem to master...But nevertheless, I have managed to secure a place to stay for the three days of Carnaval I have decided to brave! The crazy week of ...

Carnaval, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval

A travel blog entry by cori42

... if I can fully explain what I just experienced over the last four days...Carnaval was absolutely insane. millions of people flocked to Salvador filling the streets with what the Guinness Book of World's Records has cited as the biggest street party in the ...

Carnaval is coming..., Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval is coming...

A travel blog entry by cori42

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Carnaval is approaching fast and the is preparing for the world´s biggest street party! It is so surreal being here knowing that tomorrow night I will be in the middle of the most insane thing that I have ever experienced. The city´s population has at ...

Pelourinho, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil travel blog

Pelourinho

A travel blog entry by cori42

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Boa tarde everyone! Just wanted to write a little about my fantastic evening last night. After waiting for the bus for over 45 minutes, my new American friend, who I met on the street, and I were invited to share a taxi with two French tourists and a ...

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