A Casa das Portas Velhas
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Leisurely start as was raining and wanted breakfast, so
finally headed off at 11 ish down the lift and straight onto a bus for Bonfim –
the traffic was hideous so was nearly noon, closing time, by then so carried
onto Ribeiro, the next burb. It curves around a point, with river one side and
the sea the other, with OK beaches too. Also a busy port – fishermen were
chopping up a variety of catch ...
... s and Eliseo texted me to let me know all of the pictures he took were in my Dropbox so I spent the next few hours updating this blog and inserting the photos. Then Paulo returned with Diego and we spent a few hours exchanging music and they educated me on Brazilian music. It was fascinating to discover so much new music in one sitting. Then I played some Brazilian bossa nova jazz for them, which I think they enjoyed hearing from a foreigner. We also talked about ...
... She had her group of 15 percussionist rolling on signal and soon enough she had about 40-50 of us onlookers dancing and following along. Futbol may be the heart and soul of Brazil, but in Salvador the percussionists hold their own sacred spot among the pantheon of Orixas saints. I guess this should not be surprising as the drum seems to be the center of the Candomble ceremonies that honor the Orixas. On our 2nd night in Salvador, Gabrielle took ...
... corner so it seems, but they do seem rather ineffective, they all seem to be on the phone or have ear plugs in, they all have a pistol in a thigh holster, not ideal if you are trying to run after anyone, they all have a myriad of things hanging off their belts though, I can only assume that are static and don’t do much running
Still there are streets leading from the square we have been told not to venture down at any time of the day (crack is a ...