Golden Park Hotel

Av. Manoel Dias da Silva, 979, Salvador, State of Bahia, 41830000, Brazil | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Salvador

A Blast Of Culture: Salvador De Bahia

A travel blog entry by nickjackets

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... he would turn in his saintly grave at how the 500 kg of gold leaf ladled on the walls,the icons and the decor in his honor.It is what we would call today "bling",but back then it was religious grandeur to bewilder the indigenous peoples of the "new world",who incidentally were only allowed to stand at the back of the church.

Tillman dutifully took me through the historical facts of each church ,the meanings of the icons et al, but all that I could see was hypocrisy ...

Beautiful Salvador

A travel blog entry by leticiadsantos

... by 2.117.956 ...

CARNIVAL

A travel blog entry by lifeofagringa

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... a T-shirt to join in on the parade, dancing and following the floats down the streets in a blocked off area
3. Camarote - Balcony viewing!

Each night we ventured downtown by organised transfer to the central area of Carnival. This consists of one main street with tons of huge musical floats the size of houses parading up blasting out Brazilian tunes that everyone knew all the dance moves to. Some locals taught us some ...

Bahia by Night - Cultural Extravaganza

A travel blog entry by jabu74ni

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... American friends for the cultural extravaganza. When we arrived in "Pelo" the place was buzzing with life. A stage was being prepared for an open air show and some people were heading to the venue hosting nightly Samba performances. All around the atmosphere was electric.

Before we entered the venue Joel explained the performances that we would see and the cultural/historical context. The evening started with a ...

Encontro of Afro Brasilan Dance, what a joy

A travel blog entry by soooz

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... about the discipline that is Afro Brasilian and the 'techniques' behind it.

We also trained with Negrizo, an amazing contemporary dancer, Nildinha (although I coudn't keep up at all!), Paquito, Mestre King and the AMAZING Ze Ricardo from Bale Folklorico who interwove Orixas stories, with dances, with the orixas dances of each Nacao (african nation who has traditions here), making sure we could hear the different rhythms and interpret them ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Av. Manoel Dias da Silva, 979, Salvador, is near JK Memorial, Porto da Barra, Olodum, and Itapoan.
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