Travel Blogs from Olinda, Brazil

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Olinda, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Olinda

A travel blog entry by rob78

Ayrton Senna, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Ayrton Senna

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... centre today, in order to free up time tomorrow to day trip out to Porto de Galinhas.  Olinda is a great example of colonial towns in Brazil, with obvious Portuguese influence, and was actually once burned to the ground by the Dutch and later ...

sam, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... ; didn’t get going until 9.30. Staying outside of the action would mean loads of wasted journeys and frustration. Olinda is as I was hoping, a pretty colonial village on a happily breezy hill with informal parades which anyone can wander along and ...

Olinda, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Olinda

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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... Hügel, von dem man auf den Atlantik und auf Recife schaut, das etwa 10 km entfernt liegt. Im Gegensatz zu Recife mit seinen Wolkenkratzer ist Olinda ein wunderschöner kleiner Ort mit einer der besten Ansammlungen von Gebäuden aus der ...

Visiting Olinda, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Visiting Olinda

A travel blog entry by frenchies

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... then the regular bus, then waited for hours at the airport, then the plane, then waited again, then taxi... and finally arrived in Olinda the next day around 5pm! Wow! ;-) Olinda is a mid-size town next to Recife, almost at the extreme eastern part of ...

Oooh, que linda!, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Oooh, que linda!

A travel blog entry by lunaperrymundo

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... nosotros, de Shangai y Bucarest, escuchandole hablar de historia, economía y geopolítica. También aprendimos mucho sobre Olinda, Recife, Pernambuco y Brasil en general. El jueves prepramos una paella en representación de España y compramos cervezas ...

olinda, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

olinda

A travel blog entry by emily_sarah

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... shells and little legs, all too shrimplike for the psuedo vegetarians. the street cats had a feast, fighting for falling shrimp beneath our plastic chairs. all in all, some of the prettiest sights yet. kudos olinda and your absolutely dreadful ...

Thursday a work and fun day, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Thursday a work and fun day

A travel blog entry by brazil2011

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Hello Everyone, Today was an easier day (sort of) for the team we only had to spend half a day at the work site. We have been spending the last 4 days moving mounds of dirt, brick and gravel from one location to another and leveling the floors in ...

2° dia de Olinda, Olinda, República Federativa do B travel blog

2° dia de Olinda

A travel blog entry by marcelgois

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Pontos de Folia: Rua 15 de Novembro Praça da Prefeitura de Olinda Rua São Bento Ladeira da Misericórdia Ladeira da Sé Rua do Bonfim Noite: Jantar no Shopping ...

Carnaval 2007 - Day 4, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Carnaval 2007 - Day 4

A travel blog entry by athena

This day was pretty much like the one before. Wake up, eat, go out, tour the city, come back, lounge, sleep and then get up to go out again. I went out with the girls but was just having a hard time getting into it. The Carnaval just wasn't what I had ...

Gringa in Olinda desfile!, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Gringa in Olinda desfile!

A travel blog entry by katepittard

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Nobody wants the party to end. The desfile (parade) on the day after carnaval was just a time for everybody to have fun. Unexpected surprise was when Tito gave me & Maya drums to play! SO ...

Dec 14, 2009, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Dec 14, 2009

A travel blog entry by renamanto

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Olinda, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Olinda

A travel blog entry by led84

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Mit dem Bus 195 ging es am Morgen nach Olinda, dem UNESCO geschuetzten Schwesterstaedchen von Recife, das von viel Palmen, tropischer Feuchte und Kolonialbauten gepraegt ist. Als verspaetetes Fruehstueck gab es Tapioca mit Queijio y Carne de Sol, einer ...

Olinda!!, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Olinda!!

A travel blog entry by katepittard

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... style of frevo with a band that includes singing. Also, the style of dancing allows the skirts of the beautiful ladies to swish around. Olinda is so beautiful at night, and in contrast to the day, people of all ages came out to sing along, dance in the ...

The Spirit is Moving, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

The Spirit is Moving

A travel blog entry by charlottesville

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God is good, all the time, good morning Charlottesville District. We have been blessed in a very big way here in Recife. The people have been praying for a loooong time for helping hands and God has told some of them in a dream that he was sending white ...

sam, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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... dedicated to the local musical style that is a bit like irreverent latin swing, both the music and the dancing. Finally back in Olinda by 6pm, ready to see my preferred local musical style, Maracatu – tonight was the Night of the Silent Drums, when ...

Recife/Olinda, si proches mais tellement éloignées, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Recife/Olinda, si proches mais tellement éloignées

A travel blog entry by hadiney

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... de l’église de la miséricorde. Il y a beaucoup d’activités culturelles dans les bars dans le petit centre d’Olinda. Nous sommes allés à un de ces bars le soir. Il y avait des groupes qui chantaient de la musique brésilienne ainsi ...

Olinda, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Olinda

A travel blog entry by migas

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... full of color and an mood of portugal. Loads of nostalgia when we saw a sé or church of s. Francisco. The views mixing sea, olinda and recife are very nice and endless. The water castle is a point that we truly enjoy, we could see all the churches ...

Del frio al calor!, Rio, Brazil travel blog

Del frio al calor!

A travel blog entry by ladypau

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... Rio y de ahi rajamos al toque para Mogi das Torres. Mario, un inmigrante chino nos presento a los mayores productores de hongos de Brazil (El 80% de la produccion nacional viene de esta area, a solo una hora de la ciudad de sao paulo). Finalmente logre ...

Olinda, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Olinda

A travel blog entry by lifeofagringa

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... hour taxi ride instead of the 6 hour bus journey, return of the flashpackers! Like many of the old colonial towns in the Northeast, Olinda is colourful, vibrant and yet very run-down at the same time. We found a restaurant on the beach and filled up with ...

Punch, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Punch

A travel blog entry by -ninavale-

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... che per tre giorni ci hanno ospitato, fatto da guida turistica e lasciato dare un'occhiata alla loro vita brasiliana. Obrigado. Olinda è una bella cittadina coloniale che si arrampica su una collina, con viuzze strette e begli edifici colorati. Dall'Alto ...

Hilfe, Karneval!, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Hilfe, Karneval!

A travel blog entry by sarahsloth

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... (einmal in Panama und einmal in Bolivien gewesen), von daher war mir der Event von vorne herein etwas suspekt. Und Recife/Olinda ist, zusammen mit Rio, Brasiliens Karneval Hochburg. Da wir jedoch schon mal da waren haben wir uns das Ganze dann trotzdem ...

Olinda and Recife, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Olinda and Recife

A travel blog entry by helen_rae

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It was a very brief stay in Olinda and Recife, however still a pretty cool one. We stayed in Olinda for both nights as they are only 15km apart and Olinda was supposed to be the nicer city. We stayed in a Pousada as hostels were scarce which ended up ...

The north-eastern coast Recife to natal, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

The north-eastern coast Recife to natal

A travel blog entry by loretta.browne

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... to add in another leg to our route and travel along the north east coast. We flew to Recife and went straight to Olinda, a UNESCO world heritage sight for it's many old building (mostly churches). The first sight to greet us though was hundreds of stray ...

Incredible Church service- Sunday night, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Incredible Church service- Sunday night

A travel blog entry by brazil2011

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P. Z After finally getting a good night's rest and sleeping in Sunday morning, we went to Gilmara (the minister of the church) and Iutome's home for a homeade charrasqueira (BBQ). They wowed us with an amazing assortment of meats cooked specially by ...

Beaches, snoring, cougars, handstands and lobsters, Itamaracá, Brazil travel blog

Beaches, snoring, cougars, handstands and lobsters

A travel blog entry by soooz

We headed to the beach on Friday, initially about two car loads of us: Karina, Giovanni,Giovanna, Rubens, Gabriel, Anderson and I. I think Anderson went out of his way to organise beach time for me and searched high and low for an appropriate place. Its ...

So this is Brazil, Recife/Olinda, Brazil travel blog

So this is Brazil

A travel blog entry by daleville

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... Istanbul. It was just as well to have someone who spoke Portuguese because we took the local bus to the nearby town of Olinda.  The photo on our profile "Us drinking from Coconuts" was our first stop there. Mary Rose engaged with some young females ...

In the air ... Jaysus this flight will never end!, Amazon, Brazil travel blog

In the air ... Jaysus this flight will never end!

A travel blog entry by leinsterman

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Maceio – Olinda, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

Maceio – Olinda

A travel blog entry by antonunterwegs

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Nur ein kurzer Trip von ca. 250 km und wir unterbrechen die Fahrt zum Mittagessen an einem Strand, bevor wir weiter über Recife nach Olinda ...

sam, Olinda, Brazil travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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Was a pretty loud night but worse was the morning noise, with loud PA assisted band practice on the church steps in front from 7am. The smell of coffee wafted up and I had to waft down. Just as well as lots of activity early, preparing for the kids ...

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