Mercure Salvador Rio Vermelho
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... That'll learn me! First and last time I get pick-pocketed. No harm done. In fact I kind of like the way Salvador lived up to its reputation for me.
It was a fun night all the same and me and the half scouse girl got a cab back to our hostel where I slept back to front and awoke with a mother of a hangover, being asked to change rooms. As it happened I was moved to a nicer room and I still had a bottom bunk. Bonus. A further bonus was meeting ...
... the Americas. Nonetheless, like most places in the Americas, the wealth has been maintained in the hands of those of European decent. Yet what is also perplexing, is that despite the disparity, Brazil is also one of the few places in the Americas that have claimed, acknowledged and embraced their African Ancestry and the contributions of people of African descent. Or at least they have done it far more than most places, and especially the United States. ...
... for the Brazil game proved pretty difficult but with Perry around it seems nearly everyone wants to share their table...even if it is a little reluctantly.
The games we watched on the tv were amazing and even so far away from the match location and in such a huge country you could really feel the excitement when the football was on. I've said it before and ill say it again, this country is football mad and I can believe i am here.
... say, he was there for a while…
The following day was spent on the beach, where we were once again able to enjoy our favourites – cheese on a stick, fresh coconut, and the Bahian flavours of the local dish Acaraje (see Carnaval blog!). Yep…it really was good to be back in Brazil! Later that evening, once we had checked into our hostel (Hospeda Salvador, where we had stayed during the Carnaval), we met up with Carolina ...
... being done all over the place by various groups, looks more like an acrobatic dance to me, I have never heard of a non contact martial art, what is the point?, there ice cream sellers pushing small mobile fridges around, flogging ice cream and ice lollies, beer sales are from various crates, just piled up
There seems to be another level to this place, the 'bad’ area is below and near the sea, it does look very run down, there are police and police cars ...