Patamares Hotel

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


... 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

8 photos

... try later in the week. I was really surprised when I heard English, because there was no accent and I guess I'm just used to hearing Portuguese now. Of the three people paddleboarding, I think the one girl was American. After I took some pictures we went to the actual beach.

This beach was like paradise. Exactly how you would imagine a Brazilian beach to be. Kids were playing soccer, there were big waves and lots of kite surfers, palm trees, rocks, sand, ocean. ...

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

A travel blog entry by nayanjli on Jun 11, 2014

15 photos

... 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.


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 ...

Not such a good day... for some

A travel blog entry by peter.zgeb on Mar 10, 2013

27 photos

... the population to under 40 percent. Consequently, inflation is extremely high and prices for many things are now considerably higher than in the U.S. and Canada. High rise condominiums and apartments are popping up everywhere. Four years ago you could buy a large beachfront condominium for somewhere around U.S.$50 per square meter. Today, similar apartments sell for over $300 per square meter.
Brazil is the largest Catholic country the world. As ...