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... that we looked for. After 45 minutes we got on the bus to go one block to the Metropolitan Cathedral of Fortaleza, we could have walked there much faster. The Sunday service was going on as we wondered through the church taking pictures and making three wishes, something Mary Ann always reminds me to do when we visit a new church.
Next we visited the British Bridge which is not a bridge, but a pier only it was closed for ...
There are at least 14 Fortaleza's in Brazil.
We arrived in Fortaleza, State of Ceara this morning, one of the rare occasions that we arrived on time. There was a strong current and a ship tied up at the dock in front of us was pulled away from the pier, ripping one of the steel mooring posts from the concrete pier. The weather was supposed to get worse during the day, so the captain made the decision that it was unsafe to stay. A man who had fallen ...
... recent travel-by-the-seat-of-our-pants methodology!!
As we quickly found out travel by cruise ship is, and has been, a very popular way to see the world. And given the advanced years of some of our fellow passengers, I suspect that some started their cruising on the Santa Maria with Chris Columbus in what was arguably the first Caribbean party boat (note to Deb P- Christopher Columbus was a famous explorer who discovered ...
... dense hotel and condo development making it look like Miami, Myrtle Beach or Ocean Beach.
The downtown is a mixture of old and new with lots of pedestrian plazas and shopping malls that
always seem packed whatever the time of day.
One point of interest … the main tourist office and craft market are situated in the old jail with the craft stalls located in the cells.
When in Fortaleza, you cant miss .. apparently. So we went there. ;)
The beach itself is amazingly long, white sand and lovely warm water.
The beach restaurant served crab, so i got stuck with some frenchfries while the rest ingested their freshly cooked crab, in the meantime we were entertained by beachvendors trying to sell us mostly **** tbh.. the usual homeburned movies of dubious quality, sunglasses and other misc stuff.