Travel Blogs from Tamandare
... you could be today what time
-- that is to say, grace --
acting on your own good will
will make you tomorrow.
Only God could say what this new Spirit
gradually forming in you will be.Give our Lord the benefit of believing
that his hand is leading you,
and accept the anxiety of feeling yourself
in suspense ...
Chegamos ao Porto de Alexandria, o mais importante do Egito no Mar Mediterrâneo. Daqui, saímos em passeio a Memphis, primeira capital do Egito e Sakkara, onde a primeira pirâmide da História foi construída, há 5.000 anos, para o Faraó Zozes (e está lá até hoje!). De lá, fomos ao Cairo e ao Planalto de Gizé, onde estão a Esfinge e as três Grandes Pirâmides de Quéops, seu filho Quéfren e seu neto ...
Don’t get me wrong – I think a country should fight to retain and use its own language. However I also think it is impractical to expect every traveller from every nation to learn the language of every country they visit. For example for this trip we would have had to learn Spanish, Portuguese Arabic and Nepalese – a bit impractical – so really if a country wants tourists there should be people in hospitality and transport who have ...
... drummers were amazing and at only 20 Reais, it was fabulous value. An incredible nine piece band, set the place on fire with an initial two-hour set. I wish I had enough energy to stay long enough for the second set, but Miguel and I started to crash when the band started up again just before 2 AM, a result of the long day, crazy-strong drinks at dinner, and the cheap beer at O do Boragado. Welcome to ...
... day, we noticed their decor was surfer-inspired...and they had posters of Manhattan Beach, among other places, plastered on the walls. We felt...at home!
I love seeing interesting examples of cultural fusion, like when we went to the Sunday market in Sao Paulo's Japan-town. I loved seeing the little pastries and breads--many of them like a cross between Brazilian pao de quejo and Chinese moon cakes. And we saw water ice! Like...Philly-style water ice. Served by ...