Grande Hotel da Barra
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... jobs in government and commerce are held by the white population. Today was going to be another ‘hot’ one; 36 degrees and fluffy clouds (to use the non-meteorological term!) It was a short walk along the quay and out through the terminal building. We ran (or I should say walked – it was getting too hot to run!!) the usual gauntlet of taxi drivers and tour guides. It was a short walk across a busy road past the indoor market. It can be a long ...
... ll move here instead ;) We then went out to check out the night life. first we stopped at Subway, which is very popular in Brazil, more than Mcdonalds, which is actually more for the wealthy in Brazil. I got the daily special which was a beef party on a sub roll with veggies. Believe it or not, it was the closest thing I have had to a hamburger since being in Brazil haha. Then we headed to Pelhourinho, the heart and soul of Salvador (at least it seems that way). In ...
... breathes and feasts on soccer! So while that notion of mine was shattered, at least they lived up to the notion that every Brazilian enjoys music, singing and dancing. Because that is what was going on, especially when Brazil scored. And we were able to join in with at least some of the chants, since we had practice at some earlier Brazil games. Oh, and we certainly felt a bit Brazilian at that time. “Eu sou brasileiro, com muito orgulho, com ...
... the bloco. Balconies lining the street have music of their own. But I like our beat. Our energy. The base drum line is a show unto themselves. They swing the drums around, throw them in the air, lift them in unison, all the while keeping the beat. They are sweating and smiling and enjoying showing off. They all gather in a big jumble, then run forward in controlled chaos. They play to the crowds. They sound great. I get to put the drum back on for a short while at the ...