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... a pleasant walk from there to the next point, replete with lighthouse, 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 ...
... area in Salvador. We went to a cheaper spot for locals where we got Moqueca, a traditional Salvadorian shrimp stew and Bobo de Camarão. They are both served with rice, some sort of gelatinous sauce, hot pepper sauce, and farofa. Farofa is served with nearly every Brazilian dish I have come across. It is made from a long root but is essentially bread crumbs. It is used as a coating for meat and as a thickener for sauces; much better than adding flour in my opinion. ...
... which in the inside chapel is covered in gold. Pretty impressive sight. We then made our way to the Afro-Brasileiro museum to learn about the influence African culture had in the region, having arrived predominantly during the slave trade years. Very interesting to try and get to grips with the history as you really do notice the African influence here. After watching some capoeira in the square, enjoying the music and odd mix of martial arts/break dancing/ballet we headed ...
If we're continuing with the "theme of the month" thing, then I guess June was Portuguese month, since we spent the entire month in two Portuguese-speaking countries. I’m not exactly fluent yet, but I have picked up some vocabulary and now can at least recognize food in a restaurant. I know how to pronounce the word Guimaraes. I know that when you see a 'd' you say d in Portugal but dj in Brazil. And I know that no word sounds anything close to ...
... came up to me to congratulate the U.S. on a great showing, saying it was a fantastic game. A couple of Belgians even apologized (sincerely, not in a condescending way). My favorite, though, was the 50-something Belgian with a foam frites head (similar to a Green Bay Packers cheesehead). No hard feelings, because their team earned that win and they all seemed like people we'd love to have a beer with--though preferably a Belgian, not Brazilian, beer.
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