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From Fernando de Noronha we flew to Salvador with a 3 hour layover in Recife. I must say that I really didn't have many expectations of Salvador, and our arrival made me wonder what we were in for. We arrived late and didn't get a taxi until about 11:00 PM. After a 30 minute drive from the airport, the taxi driver couldn't find our hotel; rarely a …
... some maracuja juice before we left to get Nati from school and go to Diogo's volleyball. It was in a gym a lot more like a high school gym than a crazy volleyball tournament gym. There were bleachers on both sides and only one court. It was a pretty nice place. Diogo had a whole fan club there, so that was really cool, and mostly all people I knew. There was Rebecca, Igor, Carol, Brenda, Gabriela, Gustavo, their families, and our family. ...
... for me because they had already eaten. And Nati made me cupcakes. Vini had to go to work then, so we hugged and he left, saying he probably would see me tomorrow because he didnt get home until 11 and knew I was really tired. Mr. Rosaneli called on from work to say hi to me, and make sure I arrived safely. And to say I would be getting a big hug when he got home later. Nati then took me on a tour of the neighborhood, which is juat one square block. All of the houses ...
... just thirty minutes’ walk from the new Fonte Nova Stadium, built to house Salvador's 2014 Cupo de Mundo (World Cup), was trying to clean itself up in preparation for the games less than two weeks away. The police presence was palpable, with armed officers on every corner. What exactly they were doing other than hanging out, however, I cannot say. We sat at an ice cream shop with two officers practicing their English with us just ...
... who would listen.
I guess the show ended around 10pm and the crowds quickly cleared out.
Chrisitna, the woman from Ecuador. came into the bar all excited. She
had met some new Brazilian friends and they invited her to an after
party. She invited me to come along. It was was only a block away and
by the time we got there, Samba was playing and people were dancing.
With a few beers in me, I gave dancing a go but you really have to feel