Tulip Inn Bellagio
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Tulip Inn Bellagio Sao Luiz de Maranhao
Travel Blogs from Sao Luiz de Maranhao
... in São Luis right in the historic centre in a converted old colonial mansion. It was nice to have some creature comforts the room was great and the hotel had an amazing courtyard where breakfast was served, and it was hostel price! They also had a lovely pizzeria attached. Exploring the hotel we found a cute little black kitten in residence, that we had a play with. After a quick shower we headed out to explore the historic centre and were lucky to see rehearsals for the ...
... rice & salad. After dinner entertainment involved attending the nightclub just opposite our hostel - had to whack out my passport copy as everyone got ID'd when they went in. We got there as it opened so not many people & rather boring. After a few drinks & a couple of hilarious dance moves from the older people in the group we left for bed. Apparently the club finally livened up about 2am as Dan saw it into the morning dancing ...
... a 45 minute cab ride from the hotel, we have the quickest start of the trip. Plus, each time we meet interesting people who are incredibly helpful with things to see and do in our short stay in their region as well as intel on what lies ahead. A good thing because our goal is to make it to Belem today. It is 600 miles and will require a fuel stop in Sao Luis.
On the way out, passing by ...
... 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 ...