Hotel Sol Barra
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... to take to the apartment. I bought my ticket for R$30 (£7.50), and waited about 30 minutes for the bus to come.
I got on the bus and had to ask the driver to drop me off at a supermarket that was near the apartment instead of taking it all the way to the end. Somehow, without speaking a word of Portuguese, I managed to get this point across to him, and I got on the nice new coach bus to the city. Much to my surprise, ...
... bring a local friend and come. The area has various bars and a restaurant. It's most crowded between 10 PM and 1 AM, when many move on to nightclubs.
... an a hammock. It's just really awesome. I met her parents and her dad gave me some Brazilian chocolate. After we relaxed a little and changed, we went to the beach!
This beach is called Busca Vida and Vini drove us there. But first, we drove to this other area where the water is calm and it looks a little like Kensington if I was going to compare it to anything back home. Kensington with palm trees. But there were people out there paddle boarding, which Vini said ...
The day after the USA Belgium match was a football-free day before the quarter finals kicked off the next day. Salvador and the state of Bahia were celebrating their independence from the Portuguese on the 2nd July so the city was awash with people, music and colour. The streets were even busier than they were for the previous day's match as the locals had come out to celebrate. We wandered around and sampled some street food; even Clean Shirt mustered up the courage ...
Salvador: Bavo gets a sunburn
Getting settled in Salvador could not have gone smoother. We took a taxi from the bus stop, though it was walkable, rasta man advised us not to go on foot if we didn't want to get our stuff robbed on the first night here. When we arrived at our place it was already dark out and we were still on Belgian time, so we decided to go to bed. But the trouble of going to bed early is that the next day, you awake early as well. 7 am, and we both couldn't ...