Hotel Sol Bahia
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... a pleasant walk from there to the next point, replete
with lighthouse and fort and excellent views of the city centre. Was
interesting to see the offerings here to Yemanja, made in shallow terracotta
bowls, had all washed up on the rocks, the china intact but the offerings gone!
The Mercadoo Modelo, sadly not a useful market of produce,
but more tourist tat, was crammed with cruiseship passengers and very ...
... the historic part of Salvador. We were all excited to experience the elevator that would take us down to the lower city (no one more excited than Andrea, however!). Yet, while the view at the top was great…we quickly realized it was just another elevator. Perhaps if there were windows such that you could see the views as you ascend or descend, it would be far more exhilarating. Still the elevator couldn’t match the appeal of rest of the city. ...
... for ašai was not fruitful (haha pun) though today, because when Brazil is playing, it's like a holiday and everything closes. It was too close to the start of the game. So, instead of getting ašai , we went to the beach. Mr. Rosaneli always takes care to teach me lots of Brazilian history and culture and Portuguese words all the time and it's auper interesting and helpful. The beach is amazing. There are awesome stone paths leading up to it, and very short golf course ...
... fried meat pastries unencumbered by the burden of
flavor, good or bad. Went back to the first hotel to get my gear and
check out. I found that they had a continental breakfasts for their
guests, ah guest. I figured I should go and get some value for my money.
I didn┤t see much value in the coffee cake swarming with ants or the
old cookies. They do like their sugary breakfasts here. So I just had
some cups of coffee and left.
... outside the store was the entrance to the main square of the older section. The main square called Terreiro de Jesus was more of a rectangle than a square as it was about one block wide and four blocks deep. Gradually slopping down from our entrance into the square, it was surrounded by multiple churches and shops along with cafes. Although it appeared to allow automobiles, during Carnival, only those vehicles that were need for the preparation and maintenance of the ...