Travel Blogs from Salvador
Arriving in Salvador by plane is already a nice thing coz you See a bit ob the huge City when going lower. Hundreds of hills are built with nicely colored small houses around the bay of todos OS Santos! I could even See a soccer game taking place in a medium sized Stadium and with Filled, steep ranks. Seeing them run around From 1 km above the tiny …
I arrived in Salvador from Boipeba via the boat, bus and boat combo that I'd got to Boipeba on the first place. Then I got a taxi from the ferry terminal to my friends that I had met in Pipa, Lula and Juan. Lula is from Salvador and Juan is from Spain and they currently spend time between both countries. Their place in Salvador is a nice …
Salvador is the capital of the state of Bahia, and lies between the coast and the hills. Bahia is a large state –over 1000 km long, however when one considers that the whole of Brazil is over 8000 kms long, it is a reminder of how big the rest of Brazil actually is. Salvador is situated in the "Baia de Todos os Santos" or translated, the Bay of all Saints. This is the second largest bay in the world, outsized only by the Hudson Bay in the USA. It is also the ...
Breakfast at the hostel. Very nice coffee and fruits. Then we walked until santo antonio to see the largo and church. Our main point was to go to bonfim church.. It was a bit far so he had to take a bus thru the favelas and it was so much traffic jam. We were a bit afraid but in the end it was ok. We asked some people how to go there and evrybody was super friendly. After this we decided to go to campo grande.. We took again the bus.. And we missed the place.. So ...
... and coffee as well as a hearty lunch and we left
feeling like we had achieved the task given to us!
Day 4 saw us staying nearer to base in Abrantes where we set up our mobile clinic in
a local (Isabelle) house in the favelas. With our routine now firmly in place
we whipped through a succession of 10 male cats which had Isabelle knocking on
her neighbours doors to see if they had any more animals for us. We also spayed
her young dog and 3 ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAmbar Pousada Salvador
Nice Posada with friendly owners. Easy to find and you gonna meet other travelers Form brazil and europe
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