Pousada da Mangueira
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We arrived after a two and a half hour delay due to fog in Rio. A shuttle ride to our lovely accommodation, with pool and walking distance to the old city.
... has 2 distinct levels, the administration offices, residences, schools etc are on the higher level and the forts, warehouses, docks are on the lower level. The African influence on the Brazilian culture is very evident here and we saw young men in the piazza doing a type of martial arts which combines African and Brazilian cultures.
This was our favorite Brazil stop of the Brazil part of our ...
... costumes, the personal effects of the poet Castro Alves (author of Návio Negreiro, or Slave Ship, and one of the first public figures to protest slavery), and traditional rag dolls enacting quotidian colonial life, as well as paintings and sculptures. R$ 3.
... rather concerned and I think this where the make-up really came into play - made me look like a loose canon not to be argued with. I exited Fogo feeling smug at the saving I had made. Then realised I had no money left. So I repeated my trick with a cab driver, who allowed me to go back in to the hostel to dig out a safely stashed 100 Real note out of my bag at the hostel. He looked at me forlornly, before grudgingly handing over his entire stock of change. You ...
... which were dancing and chanting along in our mouths to the rhythm of the drums.
Naturally we found drums and rhythm and chants down in Barra at the Fanfest on the day Brazil faced Colombia in the Quarterfinal match. We decided we would experience every Brazil game with Brazilians. And while we had visited the fanfest that was stationed on the shore, in front of the lighthouse by the beach of Barra, we had not experienced it during a ...