Praia Mar Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Travel Blogs from Sao Luiz de Maranhao
... next to a group of homeless people washing their clothes in the fountain. We wandered along the water front and found the port where people were advertising boat trips to the historic town of Alcantara which we'd I heard was a nice day trip. We headed to a bar for a drink to consider our options for the following day and ate some bollinhas (deep fried balls of fish or meat) some of which also got fed to the stray cat population, one of which had no front teeth :-( That ...
Seriously nothing happened this week! Sunday I hung with friends and we went swimming. I took an English test in school (I think I did bad. Anyone know what passive aggressive possessive pronouns are?) My host mom commented on how fat I look, so she made it a rule that I go to the gym with Lucas. Now I am going to some Via Mundo thing. So sorry for the short blogs, but next month some exciting things will be ...
... waterfront our little elegant hotel is easy to spot among the massive high rises that line the waterfront and for some distance beyond.
Turning north, the coastal landscape once again becomes arid. We have a long day ahead. Our goal is to make it to Belem. It is 600 miles and will require a fuel stop in Sao Luis.
We pass over Jericoacoara, a virgin beach hidden behind ...
... at every stop, groups of almost 30 people come rushing past the platform, down the tracks to lift food up to the windows. they sell everything from water and soda to tapiocinho, popsicles, lunch plates, cooking oil, breads, and fruits.
quite the delite. and if you get to hot, you can just go to the food car and stand in front of the air conditioning box, dont even need to buy anything, even though a coxinha is always ...
... but also in the music, dance and the religious practices which verge on voodoo. They have their own practice of Candomble (an African based religion founded on offerings, dance and music) called Tambor de Mina. Apart from Reggae pronounced Rehae, there are a lot of drum based music inspiring women in full skirts to twirl constantly, swaying to the beat.
We were there for a night before heading (at 5 am) to Barreirinhas, which we affectionally called Barren ...