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... thinking it was "Rosanegra" which Nati and I both found hilarious. He corrected them, but then Nati and him kept joking about alternative last names and we we're all cracking up. She's crazy and we love her <3 Carol lives in the absolute nicest house I have ever seen. It is very modern on the inside, lots of tile and glass. Her room is so cozy and chic, with a huge closet, bathroom, and balcony. She has three tiny little dogs that I was cuddling with. Outside is a bunch ...
... tour guide during the Carnaval). She took us to a party which takes place every Tuesday – a band called Jeronimo’s playing outside the church steps. It was fantastic – the Brazilians really do know how to party! A few beers and after-parties later, we headed back to the hostel to get some kip, as we were catching an early morning ferry to the island of Morro de Sao Paulo.
A ferry, mini-bus, and speedboat later, we arrived on the ...
... Captain brought a replica of the crucified Christ from his home to Brazil, as he promised he would if he survived a terrible storm at sea. We learned that since slaves at the time were forbidden from engaging in Candomblé, their rituals were disguised as Catholic observances by associating their deities with Catholic counterparts. Bom Jesus do Bonfim corresponds to the Candomblé deity Oxalá who is strongly associated with the creation ...
... br> only thing was that I didn’t know the bus number or Bus stop I was
trying to get to. For lack of a better method, I picked the first one
that had Rodoviaria on its stop list. Rodoviaria is Brazilian for bus
center which is which is what I caught the bus from a few hours earlier.
Turns out it wasn’t THE Rodoviaria, but a Rodoviaria. I was headed to
the main Rodoviaria in the center of the city. Not a place a white boy
now pink from too ...
So Carnival in Salvador was...Epic! We only spent 3 nights here in the end as we did it with an organised tour group as this is safer than going it alone, but easily could have stayed longer despite the late nights and lack of sleep.
We were told not to bring any valuables with us to the hussle and bussle of Carnaval as it's common for Gringas and tourists to get pickpocketed, so we went with only a bit of cash in our bras and ...