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Breakfast not til 8am so went to see the old fountain, the old fort, and the old farol (lighthouse) which unfortunately is closed – still there are good views from near there in both directions. Another whistlestop tour, but with less than 24 hours on the island, it needs to be.
Got the 11.30 fast boat to Salvador, snagging one of the few outside ...
... that he pick us up after dinner instead. He told us to say we had no reservation but I insisted he come with us so they knew he referred us directly. He then left his card and name, Carlos, for us to have the maitre'd call him when we were ready for the trip back to the hotel.
The restaurant was almost empty when we got there so we really had not needed the reservation and so the waiter was especially eager to please. He happily described the ...
... a guy who was putting a line of charcoal on his and his friends foreheads. I asked him why he was doing it and he said, "porque no" and then put some on my forehead. Why not? His name is Uyatã and, like many people in Salvador, had a very bohemian look about him. We talked for a while about music because he actually knows who Funkadelic is. The shirt I was wearing was a funkadelic shirt but no one seems to know them hear except Uyatã. He told me that he actually ...
... odd Brazilian dude selling books who turned out to possibly be the most well read man we have ever met. We ended up having a long conversation with him and Hannah having just finished a book ended up buying any human heart despite already having read it! According to our man we absolutely have to read Aldous Huxley and Tim Robbins next! Short but sweet blog, but to leave you with a question - who would your must read author be?! Answers on a postcard (or just when you see us in ten days!!) ...
Best place to watch a World Cup game (other than the stadium): Manaus’ theater square. Spectacular setting, and it turns into a party as soon as the games end
Best church: Salvador’s Igreja Sao Francisco. It was so different than all those Western European cathedrals. Olinda had a few churches come close, too.
Best restaurant: Tie between the francesinha place in Porto and the goat restaurant (Bode do No) ...