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... ritual.The day ended at a pousada in the middle of nowhere. The housing was very basic but the food was spectacular, and there was lots of it. As there is no town close by and they are surrounded by Banana plantation they use a lot of banana in their cooking - banana curry for dinner, fried banana balls and banana cake for breakfast and the list goes on. Sucks if you don't like bananas which unfortunately Tamar in our group didn't! That ...
... and some legends starring the slaves brought here from Angola.
We managed to shake us out of the lazyness and do some walking, a stroll along the nearby Sossego river up to some natural pools and a natural waterslide: we did not try it, because after all we didn't want to destroy our bums on the slippery rocks. Smooth rocks, but still rocks. Another day we went on a tour with a guide who took us to several places along the park: other streams, other natural pools, on top ...
I woke up on Sunday morning to see an empty bed where Megan had been. I was now officially a solo backpacker! Throughout my trip I've been wavering between extreme nervousness and excitement about the prospect of it. On the one hand I can do what I want, whenever I want and not have to compromise but on the other hand I am restricted by the fact that I will need to make a lot of effort to meet people each time I arrive somewhere new. For my first day of being solo ...
... town with cobbled streets and brightly painted 19th-century buildings, which are framed against lush green hills. We took a tour of the famous Chapada Diamantina mountains, went caving and trekked through waterfalls. We opted in for the "easy" walking tours but you could easily go on 3/4 day hikes and sleep under the stars, maybe next time!
... drumming and Yoruba ceremonies. While we were at the black church, the sisters were preparing special African foods for a ceremony. This was a moving experience.
In Pelourinho square we ate Acaraje in front of the last slave market in Salvador and yards from the spot that gave the area its name. Pelourinho means "Whipping post" and although the post is no longer there, there is a concrete slab on the ground marking the spot.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel Chapada Lencois
The owner couple, Marcia and Juan, are really friendly and make you feel at home.
Ariana, who has belonged to the staff where I have stayed there, was also special and kind.
The breakfast is great, with home made cakes and variety of fresh fruits.
The dorms are comfortable, with private bathroom.
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