Hotel Porto do Zimbo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... hideously crowded – was an ordeal to get there avoiding runaway wheelbarrows, and selfish & dawdling multitude!
Waded knee deep to beach 3 for some peace & space, and later onto the last couple – quite a haul along ½ empty (much better than ½ full!) coconut fringed fine sand beaches, but some were so shallow and/or rocky/corally as to be almost unusable for swimming. By beach 5, vultures outnumbered people and I don’t mean the horse ...
... his hit video, They Don't Care About Us. The place is exactly how it looked in the video, in guides and travel photos. But veer away a little further and it's all downright gritty. Without a guide, without explanations in English it felt a superficial sightseeing walk through colonial antiquity in this UNESCO World-heritage Listed site. You can smell the urban decay in the air. Buildings were painfully dilapidated in the periphery. The historic centre itself ...
... New World. It remained in Portuguese hands, except for a brief period when the Dutch tried to occupy the area, until Brazil gained independence from Portugal. It has been a wealthy area with agricultural and natural resources that ensured the area of Salvador would be an affluent area full of riches and a lifestyle of affluence and indulgence. Silver and gold along with sugar cane and tobacco were some of the exports that ensured the vitality of this area. With the sugar ...
... number one city to get robbed in South America".
After perhaps seeming a little out of place each holding a suitcase and a back pack and not speaking a word of Portuguese a nice old Gay fella helped translate and the boys were able to get their bags into the apartment. Already disappointed by the minute size of the apartment and the junkie style mattress for a 3rd bed, their disappointment grew into anger as they realised there was no bathroom/toilet ...
... though I did to keep at the edge of the crowd, and took the recommended precautions such as no camera, watch or phone and only limited money some of which was hidden. Whilst I did wonder if I was being over cautious there is no doubt there is a serious risk of pickpocketing and other theft during carnival. There were large numbers of military police on the duty all over the carnival, those same police that were on strike the week previously. There are also large ...