Hotel Catharina Paraguacu

Rua Joao Gomes, 128, Salvador, State of Bahia, 40210, Brazil | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Salvador

Pedro's Magical Mystery Tour

A travel blog entry by mattlee18

... and our own interactions with him that night left us unsure where he was from or what to make of him. Eventually as the restaurant cleared out and the New Zealanders and ourselves were the only remaining customers, he sat down with a burger at the next table and got chatting to us. He turned out to be really friendly and reminded me of the old man in Home Alone who initially seems a bit scary but in the end turns out ok.

We stumbled back to the hostel ...

Making Lemonade out of Lemons

A travel blog entry by frankcullins


... here that time is relative. Our ride was supposed to be here at 7 AM however, it is now 7:45 AM. People here are much more laid back and times are more an approximation than a reality. When we finally left for Salvador traffic is bumper-to-bumper and we're still riding at 9:45 AM. I guess we're lucky, if we had had to ride a bus it would have taken two hours standing up. There have been several shutdowns in the last month, banks, government offices and schools. As we are ...

Eu Nao Falo Portuguese/ I don't speak Portuguese!

A travel blog entry by igowander


... about like you are 20? I'm just doing what makes me happy. As soon as I got off the plane yesterday and set foot on non-American soil, I got the biggest goofy grin on my face. It remained there until the ticketing machine at the Panama airport spit out a ticket with the letters SBY on it (standby). The grin went away, and I started cursing Latin American and all of their incompetency. That has become pretty routine, love/hate relationship with every ...


A travel blog entry by lifeofagringa


... a "Camarote", which is like a VIP area with views of the parade route, free drinks, free massages and it's own club inside. This was more exclusive and a provided a welcome break and some space from the crouded streets.

All in all we had a great experience at Carnival, and wish we could have stayed longer. But as we were with a tour company we had to move on to the next stop: A little beach town 5 hours south of Salvador.


Canberra on Arcadia

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe

... 8217;s show so they wouldn’t let anyone in until they’d finished. Eventually the doors opened and everyone poured in en masse in their efforts to procure the best seats. It always amuses Trevor and me how some of the (apparently) doddery old people with walking sticks and/or Zimmer frames suddenly develop prowess like Olympic athletes when it comes to queue-jumping or competing for ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Rua Joao Gomes, 128, Salvador, is near Historic City Center, Pelourinho, Olodum, and Barra.
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