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... asked where exactly I was from and what I was studying, but I told him it was just for vacation. He introduced himself as Vinicius, which was kind of funny to me, considering I only know about 20 Brazilians and 2 of them have the same name. Anyhow, he was cool. Friendly as all Brazilians seem to be. Their church is amazing though, you can definitely feel the love. The pastor's sermon kept relating to the world cup of course :)
When church ended, I met some more of ...
... beers than expected were sank so we headed for some much needed steak and chips at a nearby restaurant, the Holdsworth's shared a spag bol. The highlight of this restaurant trip was waitress Paulinha who caused outrage and shock to a nearby table of Belgians as she was carrying food with one hand as the other was occupied carrying her lit cigarette, a quick drag on the way to dropping the meal off at its designated table saw her get a dressing down from her manager, ...
... working round the clock to complete this new promenade. I'm reminded of a line from our (famous?) Australian movie The Castle - 'tell 'em they're dreamin' :) Back to the old town and the pretty cobbled main square for a bit of shopping time - with strict instructions from the tour guide not to venture down any side streets - this city really is that dangerous! I found Salvador an interesting city with a fascinating history, despite its bad ...
... Salvador I noticed a laundromat and see many bus stops. There are many buses on the road.
We arrived at the church at 10:10 AM. There are 500 children per day here that study. The public schools are all owned by the government. We met with the assistant principal. We left at 10:29 AM.
The use of turn signals here is always a good thing. You have to rely on them in traffic. Horns here are always being used to warn people that you were coming by. There are ...
... windows and doors get shuttered
at the end of the day. I started walking around but knew that I would
never find either of the two places I had directions to. I wisely gave
up quickly and asked one of the military police if he knew the way. He
had no English so took me by the arm a couple of blocks away and rapped
on as door. It was a hotel with the same name as the Hostel but I
figured this was going to be as good as my ...