Aguas Brasil Villa Retreat Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... sea and more exploring! We headed back to our oasis after lunch (after getting on the wrong bus and having to walk a fair way back home) and bumped in to our neighbour Heather from upstairs. We were about to head back to Pelourinho to see a local samba performance that our host had told us about, Heather was heading that way also so she offered to give us a lift with her room mate Effie. It turned out that the samba performance wasn't on, but ...
... American who came to Brazil in the Peace Corps, met his future wife, and stayed in Brazil. He purchased three of the buildings on the beach in Porto da Barra, with each in a different stage of refurbishment. He was one of the nicest, most interesting, and most helpful people of all of our stays and really made us feel welcome. Why the local authorities decided to completely tear up the street on one of the main tourist ...
... and the car drove at 15 mph, so it was a bit longer than I would have liked, but this is Brazil. But we saw parts of Salvador we wouldn't have gotten to. The real place to see is Pelhourino which is where we are staying in an old home - massively high ceilings, a round wooden staircase, old tile floors. The charm makes up for its lack of amenities - no TV, no hot water in my room(but it's so hot the cold ...
So for those of you who know me well, you know I was raised in deep East Texas where you are either Baptist, Baptist, or Baptist. I was never given options or exposed to any other way of thinking, so I have taken it upon myself as an adult to see what is out there and make a sincere attempt to understand alternate ways of thinking.
With that being said, I attended an Candomblé ceremony a few nights ago here in a favela of Salvador with a group of fellow ...
... from Eugene, Oregon to Equador in the
50′s and never looked back. (yes, she was a bit of a hippy). A couple of
guys from Europe were at the bar and everyone one spoke pretty good
I could hear the music start up and decided I would walk over. The
stairs were packed with people and I worked my way to the top to not be
in the thick of them all. I stood and listened to the Samba music,
hoping the Caipirinhas would kick ...