Pousada Farol das Tartarugas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Praia do Forte
... some Rummikub, Dio, Nati, and me. We watched "The Voice" while we played. Then Nati showed me some. Songs in Portuguese that she likes and did my hair. I don't normally like people playing with my hair, but when I ask Erin to she never does, so I figured I would surely let my other little sister do it. I'm really glad we're sharing a room. She's such a cutie and so hilarious and smart. We've gotten really close these past couple days. We went to look for monkeys ...
... her practicing her English and she said that she would come and pick me up on my transfer to the airport.A big hug goodbye and she was off.
That's the downside of travel,your meetings are momentary ,you are always saying goodbye,some good byes are harder than others.The email swapping is purely a gesture and the likelihood of us keeping in contact is zero,but who cares? for that one hour,two complete strangers met ,communicated and enjoyed each others ...
Next stop Salvador! Praia do forte is 55km from Salvador airport. It's a really cute village set up by the stunning beach and also a nature reserve with rivers and waterfalls nearby. It has a sea turtle sanctuary and is a great spot for seeing ...
... zoo, seemed slightly cruel but they had a secure hatching area on the beach. The turtles were huge! We then left the "zoo" and had a corn on the cob covered with salt and an Acarye, like a dumpling / pasty- typical to Salvador. We also had a caramel coated coconut desert thing, it was nice for me, Alice hates coconut.
We left Praia do Forte thinking it was later than it was (we have completely lost track of ...
... evening watching at the turtle project as they uncovered several nests and showed the little baby hatchings and their shells. These were loggerhead turtles, bringing our turtle viewing up to three species.
We also were amused by the number of kids running around in frightning masks and plastic garbage bag capes -- apparently this is part of a Carnival tradition of some sort.