Mar Hotel Recife

Rua Barao de Souza Leao, 451, Recife, State of Pernambuco, 51030-300, Brazil | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Recife


A travel blog entry by ewtodd


... people were getting ready for Carnivale which starts February 28th until March 3rd and every weekend until lent. Children were dressed up in costumes and parading to the cathedral so we had to enter through a side door. Outside we could overlook the coast of Recife.
The San Fransican Monks arrived here in 1585 followed by thwe Benedictine Monks in 1950.
Now it is utter chaos trying to get a van to take us back to the bus and ...

Hello Brazil!

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska


... fruit and coconuts. Narrow alleyways were crammed with all sorts of produce - baskets, woodwork, lace and more lace, leather, clothing and jewelry. Many of the artisans were plying their trade, weaving baskets and making things to sell. In keeping with our instructions from waiter Lucas, we bought hats – traditional Goucho hats (Gouchos are like cowboys – so these are made out of leather and are hard to protect ones head – I told Keith he looks like ...

Favelas and the Beach - polar opposites

A travel blog entry by psubrat93


... a birthday party. A little girl is turning 5. We hear some of the locals singing their rendition of happy birthday. A few minutes later they relight the candle and we sing the American version. Next to the cake is a bottle of coca-cola. It makes me wonder what her family had to do without so that this little girl might have these treats. What a contrast to the exuberant parties that so many in the US throw for their children. Then on top of it they ask if ...

Day at Sea – Crossing the equator

A travel blog entry by v-nessa


... the pianist started playing and everyone joined in for the refrain “Always look on the bright side of life” the rain was forgotten and our equator party about to start. First we enjoyed some songs from the shanty choir (where most of the guests sang along for the refrains) and then various crew members had prepared some performances. The captain announced that we were about to cross the equator, the bridge sounded the horn, and everyone cheered, and the party went ...

Belem to Recife

A travel blog entry by tansyjefferies


... window of the flood waters which reached the roofs of the houses beside the highway, so you can see it was pretty bad! After we crossed, we then drove past countless vehicles stranded on the opposite side and at no point did we see anyone else crossing in either direction. We are completely perplexed as to how and why we seemed to be the only vehicle to be allowed past the police line. We later saw the floods on the news with shots of the huge tail backs of stranded vehicles and ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Rua Barao de Souza Leao, 451, Recife, is near Boa Viagem, Casa da Cultura, Do Carmo Square, and Do Amparo.
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