Pestana Sao Luis Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sao Luiz de Maranhao
... of St Bennedict,one of the few black patron saints.Dreadlocks abound in the local population and the sweet smell of marijuana is everywhere,legal or not I dont know...and dont ask me how I know the smell!
Pedro explained to me that the average income in the city is $750 per month,£500 to us but that poverty is fortunately starting to become less of a problem. A normal middle class job.like a school teacher for example would command about $3000 ...
The title of this is because its one of my new favorite songs; I learned it at Carnaval. Which I am back from. We danced a lot. There is not much to talk about.... I got some mail this week from family! That was cool! Went shopping today and bought some books to read. Yes, in English!
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We took a boat out to Alcantara for the day, we had planned to return by the same route but when we got ...
... and we eventually had to make the
purchase at the check-in desk in front of a queue of people wanting to
board a flight.
It turned out Ben had studied his undergraduate degree in Leeds at the same time as me so we spent a little time reminiscing about old haunts although, in truth, I think our tastes must have somewhat differed as we seemed to be recalling different cities at ...
... in Buenos Aires had caught up with me and there are 2 – 3 kilos to shed. Again travelling makes weight control difficult, the irregularity of eating, the unavailability of health ‘snacks’, the lack of routine, the lack of gyms and exercise regimes. Trying to do Pilates and yoga in Spanish is not the easiest, and finding a public pool has proved even more difficult. So am I missing London, England, stability and routine?
My last night in Rio, ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center