Patamares Hotel

Jose Augusto de Freitas, Salvador, State of Bahia, 41741-030, Brazil | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Jose Augusto de Freitas, Salvador, is near JK Memorial, Solar do Unhao, Museu da Gastronomia Bahiana, and Babagula.
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Travel Blogs from Salvador

Where the Drum is King!

A travel blog entry by mvwil5 on Jul 10, 2014

5 comments

... a ceremony so that we could experience, at least in small part, this Afro-Brazilian religious practice that is so common throughout Salvador. We all dressed in white, like the practitioners, and were enthralled by how the drummers and their drum beats guided the dance movements, the praise of the Orixas, and signaled the different phases of worship. On my very last night in Salvador, when Heather and I were the last ones left, we went to see a ...

Fourth day - Church, beaches, and Americans

A travel blog entry by aoleary on Jul 06, 2014

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... it helps me practice and learn better pronunciation. And it's just great. I love singing at church, in any language apparently. Then with my bible I could more easily translate word for word and that helped my understanding as well. So church was awesome. When I thought church was over, we actually went to a different room of the church for a lesson that was just for teenagers. That was a bit harder for me to understand, but I still got something out of it. I met two ...

Back to Brazil... (Day 113-121)

A travel blog entry by nayanjli on Jun 11, 2014

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... was horrible listening to the nasal sounds of Portuguese! Even though we were in the first stages of depression at the thought of going home, it felt amazing being back in super-hot weather and being able to pack my overused fleece into the depths of my backpack. We could even feel the excitement of the Copa del Mundo (World Cup_ which was to begin in a few days – World Cup fever had begun, and Nayan was now inches away from realising his dream.

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Salvador: the African soul of Brazil

A travel blog entry by alexennis269 on Apr 19, 2013

1 comment, 8 photos

... at conversion to Catholicism by Portuguese missionaries by associating a Catholic saint to each Orisha, in order to dissimulate their ancestral animist beliefs within the framework of the Catholic Church. Capoeira is also big in this part of Brazil. Originating as a traditional martial art practiced clandestinely by slaves, it also incorporates elements of dance and religion. The more classic form, Capoeira Angola, begins with a ceremonial ritual and is accompanied ...

Brazilian Beats

A travel blog entry by whereiswagner on Apr 10, 2013

30 photos

... to explain there was only one, but he seemed confused.

We also watched the Michael Jackson video for “They Don’t Really Care About Us” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNJL6nf u__Q) in the building where he first appears in the video. The video is split between Rio de Janeiro and the main square of Salvador. The group Olodum (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3o30YJ iWsc) is a percussion club that teaches ...