Travel Blogs from Ouro Preto
The Escola de Nutricao - UFOP has been undergoing a modest amount of remodeling, they have always had a bunch of trees around their building that attract a horse or two and a lot of birds. They put up some bird feeders and things... these guys were hanging around the entrance, and everyone was stopping and enjoying them... I took this with my *****en little galaxy 4 camera...
... think there used to be a prison around here, as I have heard that the men's was to the left and women to the right)
There is a church or central hall and a statue of someone who was involved in the revolution (I have no idea who he is though)
It is quite good around the square, they have all the shops and bars, subway, McD, but they are all tucked away in the old buildings, so it still maintains the old style and look of the town, there is a ...
... Headed to the supermarket where the other cook groups bought their ingredients for the next few days. Got back to the campsite & straight out to Ouro Preto, a long walk up & down hills with some others in the group. Having the same idea/need as me we headed to a restaurant with WiFi for lunch. Managed to blog a little on my phone & phone Benjamin briefly! Had a little stroll around the town after lunch, taking in the many churches of the town - most ...
Mostra de Profissões a day where kids from all over came to see the different options for them to stushot with my wicked new lesdy at UFOP. And a great shot of the resident Caracará who was hanging out on the sidewalk by CEAD.
... having serious workouts walking all around the hilly cobblestone streets. A very pretty town and well worth the visit. We also took a day trip to another nearby town called Mariana where the highlight was Angela taking over the musical park and playing competantly every instrument they´d created out of old train industrial parts. Children and families listened and waited patiently for her concert to finish so they could all have a go! ...
Other places to stay in Ouro Preto
Rua Sao Miguel Arcanjo, 270 - Sao Cristovao -, Ouro Preto | Hotelfrom $109
Rua Getulio Vargas 270, Ouro Preto | 4 star hotelfrom $144
Largo Do Coimbra, 38, Ouro Preto | 3 star hotelfrom $143
Rua Dr. Alfredo Baeta 16, Ouro Preto | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Rua Conde de Bobadela 96, Ouro Preto | 3 star hotelfrom $82
Rua Pe Rolim 600, Ouro Preto | Hotelfrom $70