A Casa das Portas Velhas

Largo da Palma, no 6, Salvador, State of Bahia, 40040460 , Brazil | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $78.00

Travel Blogs from Salvador

Independence Day

A travel blog entry by tholdsworth89

... s independence from Portugal, which took place in 1823, and is a national holiday. By coincidence, it happened to feature in the middle of our stay in the city and on the Tuesday morning we were awoken to even more loud and incessant drumming than usual. Thanks to our superbly located hostel, we were able to glance out of the main window and see scores of people, young and old, marching through the streets in various costumes, performing a range of rituals. ...

Don't go that way!

A travel blog entry by pinklady27


... Brazil, the only South American country we are visiting that doesn't speak Spanish - just Portuguese. Not understanding all the instructions we started walking in the advised direction looking for a street turning right, as we came to a street on our right we started to walk down it, but were shouted at by locals once again telling us it wasn't safe that way and it was the next right. The correct street didn't feel that safe as we walked with a ...


A travel blog entry by phillipsquared


... breakfast, followed by a more intensive walk through the streets of Pelerhino (the historical centre) with our new French friends Guillaume and Claire. After lunch we headed to the beach in Barra (pronounced Baha.) The beach was nice but not up to the standards of what we were used to. It was also overly polluted by plastic bottles, bags and cups. It's a real shame to see them all come to the beach for the day and just leave their rubbish. In the evening we got scammed for the ...


A travel blog entry by -ninavale-


... that you can not even see the sand. The hostel is wonderful, very colorful and full of beautiful paintings made by the owner's wife, who happens to be the samba teacher as well; Alex, the owner, is a truly nice person. When we arrived he gave us a warm welcome, the same evening he took us to the Museum of Modern Art, the Mam, to see a jam session of Brazilian artists including one of the best drummers, Lula Nascimento. He offered us the aforementioned lessons of ...

Pooping Coconuts...just read, you'll see!

A travel blog entry by igowander


... in a cute way, and even laughs when I say something right. Last night, Catarina was studying the Spanish alphabet on her dad's i-thingy (I've lost track of the names since I don't own any cool gadgets.)

I was teaching her the song I use in my classroom for the alphabet and they fell of their chairs when I got to "q" pronounced /cu/. "Cu," as I know now, means "*******" here. She explained to me what it meant meant by hand gesturing "coco" which ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Largo da Palma, no 6, Salvador, is near Porto da Barra, Mercado Modelo, Dique de Tororo, and Itapoan.
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