Brisamar Hotel Sao Luis
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Reduced mobility rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Brisamar Hotel Sao Luis Sao Luiz de Maranhao
Travel Blogs from Sao Luiz de Maranhao
Was happy to arrive a couple of hours late given the rain
and road hazards, the first being donkeys causing hard breaking and swerving,
the second, who knows as dark & curtains shut – put on my belt from then
The scenery had been more interesting, lots of rocky low
peaks and fazendas though a sprinkling of cattle seemed the main output.
Off at a lazy 8.30am the truck drove 4-5 hours to São Luis, reggae capital if Brazil. For the first time since bring on the truck I sat in the front seats, just as great view of the road ahead but far better ventilated than sitting in the front of the cab. Upon arrival in São Luis the small cobbly streets caused manoeuvre problems again, heading back to the main road we walked to our hostel. At this hostel we got designated a ...
... at their place. Since he was a tour guide of the area and also leaving the beaten tourist track for once seemed like a good idea I gladly accepted his offer. It was really interesting to see what Brasilian cities are like if they're not a tourist attraction. And I can assure you life there is nothing like in Rio or Sao Paulo where the economy is booming.
The following day I arrived in Sao Luis. I went to the hostel and I immediately meet two girls ...
... quarter where we stay is slowly sliding into the river, with a few restoration projects at various stages of completion. The dark, moody streets at first seduce but seem to become oppressive as the days pass.
Our hostel is staffed by some of the grumpiest folks you can imagine. We´re always able to have a laugh with any miserablists but have to throw in the towel with these folks. Maybe the ...
... Everyone had gone to a concert in Recife – damn! Or were too drunk and passed out in a gutter somewhere. Eventually at 2 am I called it a night and headed to bed, shortly joined by Lucy as we had to get up early to catch a bus to Praia de Pipa. Driving through the streets in the early morning we were amazed at the cleanup operation, all the rubbish had disappeared, all the drunks cleared and the streets cleaned.
Praia de Pipa
Pipa was ...