Hotel Sol Plaza Sleep
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Outdoor pool
- High-speed internet in room
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... in the area, mostly jammed around the indoor souvenir market. It's so big and busy there are street signs so you can always get back to that little trinket you saw ten minutes ago. Luckily the mobs in the upper town stay right around the main square, which still has it's Carnaval decorations flapping around leaving the side streets full of interesting buildings and odd little businesses untouched. There are no new buildings, no highrise condos, no glass and marble. Just old stuff. ...
WHERE THE DRUM IS KING!
After every Brazil game, the world renowned Olodum drum corps would perform in the Michael Jackson square section of Pelourinho. We called it this because it is where Michael Jackson taped his "they don't really care about us" video. They even have a picture of Michael Jackson hanging from one of the balconies that overlook the cobblestone square. It is almost as if the people of Pelourinho refer to it as “Michael ...
... caipirinhas. The next morning we flew north to Salvador, where we are to spend the next week. It is so much warmer here (shorts are back on thankfully) and feels very tropical. We arrived at our Pousada, which is just outside the old, beautiful and very touristy part of town (Pelourinho) and headed out into the night. Our stay here happens to coincide with several local festivals, so after having dinner we attempted to walk up the main square and got nowhere due to ...
... ourselves to icecream, and of course I chose the wrong flavour, story of my life.
Tonight we are going out for a samba and jazz fest; celebrating our last night here. Demain, c'est parti!
We're driving up to chapada diamantina with our new French friends who rented a car. Appartently, it's one of the most beautiful places on earth.
We won't have acces to internet, but I'll update you afterwards for sure!
And in the meantime, don't miss us too much.
... when they have so little experience? I kind of get it though, actually. Knowing Spanish, I'm not really starting with nothing. I understood a good 70% of what the teacher was saying yesterday, but I have like 10% ability to produce the language myself. I skipped the mall/beach trip yesterday afternoon with other students to sit and my room and study for a good 6 hours which I still didn't feel was enough.
Anyway, it's a new day and I'm going back for ...