Hotel Catharina Paraguacu

Rua Joao Gomes, 128, Salvador, State of Bahia, 40210, Brazil | 3 star hotel
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Day 1

A travel blog entry by igowander


... pressure to blog creatively every day with my jam packed schedule will cause me not to write at all. I am going to do a photo blog and write some lackluster bullet points of daily happening, most of which won't mean much to my readers. I'm putting the creativity, this time, in the hands on my readers. My time this summer needs to be invested in the language and fulfilling my obligations as a graduate assistant for ...

Crazy Carnival in Sensational Salvador!!

A travel blog entry by jdtrip


... but when frisking or arresting someone, they dwarfed the suspect. This was good news for us. Constantly hearing 'Carnival' used in the same sentence as 'pickpockets', 'muggings' etc had put us on edge but with a massive police presence made up of massive police-officers armed to the teeth it did a lot to put us at ease. If Salvador, which is one of the World Cup host cities, was trying to show that if it can handle a wild Carnival of 2 million people, it ...


A travel blog entry by -ninavale-


... fotografica di Nina, con suo grande rammarico. Ma come sempre basta essere cauti e tenere gli occhi aperti, senza farsi prendere dall'ansia.
La cittā č molto pittoresca, soprattutto il Pelurinho, il centro storico in cima alla collina che sovrasta la baia di Salvador, con i suoi edifici coloniali color pastello, le sue chiese, le sue stradine e i suoi saliscendi. Purtroppo non c'č molta gente in giro, č quasi tutto chiuso essendo domenica; ma almeno ...

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

A travel blog entry by igowander


Grades entered. Awards Distributed. Goodbyes said. School year 2013 officially over and the next step in my education officially begins!!!

So you might be wondering why I would choose a Portuguese speaking country to work on my masters when I teach Spanish. So here is the story. Jeana, one of my favorite college professors, contacted me about a year ago to tell me that SFASU was starting a graduate program for Latin American Studies. As much as this is right up ...

Bathing in Brazil

A travel blog entry by rogergpilgrim


According to Wikipedia, there are currently fewer than 700 Jews in Savador.

The first Jews were brought here by the Dutch in the seventeenth century. Beset by the Spanish in prolonged wars, they were denied sugar from Brazil, so they briefly invaded and brought Jews to help establish trading arrangements.

We haven't ...

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