Albergue Pedra Da Sereia
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... so time to hit the beach.
Our room has a balcony with a hammock, which I found myself in yesterday all morning, coffee and book in hand. The day before we watched the Brazil game in the tiny town square with a hundred or so others, drinking beer, cheering, munching popcorn and enjoying this divine place which is Brazil.
I thank my twinkling lucky stars to be here! The time is far too near when it will all become memories.
Stay cosy stay safe
I woke up around 11 I think to breakfast on the table, made by Mrs. Rosaneli. There was cereal, milk, bread, cheese, butter, yogurt, plantains cooked with cinnamon, and more of Nati's cupcakes. Nati was having cereal so I did too. It was basically frosted flakes. Their milk, though, is like really big containers of the single-serving chocolate milks that you don't need to refrigerate. That was cool. I also had a roll with this cheese that is like cream cheese but better. And ...
... bus was interesting in its own way, with a crazy lady who didnīt stop babbling and cackling for the entire trip; Brazilians (as we had previously noticed) like to play their own music from their phones at top volume; and they also like to yell to one another at 3am from opposite ends of the bus! I had one guy crash down on top of me when trying to be the first to leave the bus at a stop before it had even finished moving. But it wasnīt a bad journey, all told.
... recommended restaurant.
Being determined to order a local speciality we took the waitress' recommendation of a local shrimp dish served in a coconut. What was served was the most singularly revolting concoction I have ever had the misfortune to have put before me. It resembled prawn rice pudding. Epic menu choice failure! The evening never really recovered from there...
However the next ...
... the edge of the old town of Salvador- pretty good view over the harbour area, close proximity to the most colourful part of the town, and …iron bars on all of the windows and doors and buzzer security. The trusty bible of backpackers, the Lonely Planet, suggests that "if you are going to be robbed in South America, it will likely be in Salvador". The hotel staff warned us repeatedly against carrying a camera, excessive cash, DH’s gaudy bobbles, and even my plastic ...