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He explained to me that Sao Luis had just short of a million people and that the population is made up largely of Afro -Brazillians.Original descendants of the West African slaves shipped over from the Congo by the Portuguese to pick cotton.The cotton is gone now to be replaced with mannac and other vegetable produce which is farmed in small plots around the city.With this large Afro commumity comes a unique culture of Reggae and Rhythm and ...
... Thursday, since this week I got a cold. It sucks. On Tuesday I found out about the trips Via Mundo offers. One to the amazon and one to Rio. I have to choose which to go on!
Like last week, this blog is short, since everything is becoming the same routine.
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This is a great town, built on a hilly coastal site. The old town has had many of the buildings restored and there is an ongoing effort to improve the frabric of the old buildings. It is also feista time - they seem to party for the whole month.
... br> Soon after arriving, I persuaded myself to book an onwards ticket to
Fortaleza (the next major coastal city) having met a guy at the hostel,
Ben, who'd seen a flight costing not much more than the bus ticket.
Unfortunately, this involved a trek out to the airport as, typically,
we were unable to book online without a Brazillian ID number. Booking
at the airport barely ...
... woman, some travel miles to get a haircut from a hairdresser they trust. I knew if it was disastrous I could always buy a hat, get extensions, but it was still a traumatic experience which is normally a highlight in my life. I started thinking of all the things that you take for granted when living in one place. I had also (thanks to free scales in the pharmacy) weighed myself for the first time on this trip. It wasn’t too disastrous, but too much steak and ...
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