Hotel Pousada Do Arcanjo
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... buildings with many churches scattered throughout. On route we stopped in the city of Congonhas to visit Basilica do Bom Jesus de Matosinhos. The church has each of the 12 Old Testament prophets carved at the front. These were carved by Antonio Francisco Lisboa, also known as Apeijadinno or Little Cripple, who lost the use of his fingers and thus strapped chisels and hammers to his arms so he could create these pieces. Below ...
... the trees and fresh air, enjoy the birds. On Monday, Tai Chi moves back here...
Mangaged to snag a fusca or three as well.
After we walked up thru the Horta, M went home, and I continued on around past our new house / new neighborhood, and down the Rua Alvarenga.
Life is good!
... an hour bus to the bus station and then another 2 hour bus ride to Ouro Preto (9 hours door to door). In Ouro Preto we visited the two most popular and famous churches in the city: the Iglesia São Francisco de Assis Church and the Basilica Nossa Senhora Do Pilar, both known for their baroque architecture; as well as the Museu da Inconfidência which goes through the history of Ouro Preto since it was a major town in the gold ...
Between 8 and 10 thousand people watched the spectacle of the Passion of Christ in the Largo do Rosario, by our apartment... a tradition here in Ouro Preto for well over 200 years...
Ending with a spectacular moonrise as they left the Largo do Rosario.
... in the mountains, and the streets sharp run up and down. There is an old university here, so many young people live in the town. Today the carnaval is starting, and everywhere you can see various decorations.
In the morning we went to a neighbourhood to a concert of the organ music (the organ is 300 years old).
- The first carnival day looked like a huge disco on an open space. On the central squares were built stages where various musical groups sang until the ...