Bahia Othon Palace

Avda Oceanica 2294, Salvador, State of Bahia, 40170-010, Brazil | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $88.00

Travel Blogs from Salvador

Independence Day

A travel blog entry by tholdsworth89

... place was buzzing and the kids in particular seemed to embrace the occasion. Many of them seemed to be a part of local clubs that were identified by colourful uniforms and they all eventually congregated in Pelourinho's main square, where we also found a main stage and countless food sellers. Popular local dishes include 'meat on a stick' and 'cheese on a stick'. I've got no idea what the meat is but the cheese resembles haloumi and even I quite enjoyed ...

Don't go that way!

A travel blog entry by pinklady27


... groups hanging around old cars and lounging on the pavements, towards the main road where police were standing watchful with guns in hand ready to shoot rather than holstered! Needless to say we didn't hang around and made our way to the safety of the ship and to the comfort of an air conditioned lounge. We leave South America tonight and spend 6 straight days at sea, crossing the Atlantic until we stop for a day in our old stomping ground of ...


A travel blog entry by phillipsquared


... and probably not the last. A really helpful guy said he worked for a restaurant and brought us the menu as we sat in the square out in front. He delivered us caipirinhas at a cheap price and took our order. 10 minutes later he came and said we had to pay now for the food and alarm bells went off for all of us, but no one said anything. Well needless to say the food never turned up but thankfully all we had ordered was batata frittas (potato chips) so it was a cheap lesson. Next ...


A travel blog entry by -ninavale-


... capoeira for free, and he was always extremely kind.
Today we leave the coast and the sea for a while to go five hundred kilometers inland in the Chapada Diamantina, a natural park that a lot of people recommended us to visit. On the way to the bus station we pass near the new football stadium that will host some matches of next year's World Cup, surrounded by some of the countless favelas of Salvador: yet another example of the contrasts of this city, and of Brazil.

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

A travel blog entry by igowander


... in Spanish and "poop" in Portuguese coming out her butt. I was like "WHAT?" Coconuts come out your "cu" ?
Oh the joys and confusion of learning a new language!

Quick tip on living with a family in Brazil. Clara, the local program director, warned us of 2 things. Well 2 things plus about a million others, but these were the milder ones. Do NOT, under any circumstance, put your fingers on food when you eat! They use a fork and knife even to ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Avda Oceanica 2294, Salvador, is near Historic City Center, Pelourinho, Olodum, and Itapoan.
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