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Spent the day prepping for the next leg to Racife including scrubbing Atlantis bottom which has developed some growth in these tropical waters today 27 degrees C but a bit green to encourage swimming. It is supposed to get better as we travel North. We will sail back to Salvadore tomorrow clear out and provision Monday and sail ...
... widsom and their art in this new American land.
A religion that the Bahians keep alive to this day is that of Candomble - the afro-brazilian religion in which the spirit gods are invoked. In the religion of Candomble, catholic and animalistic traditions blend to form rituals that involve direct communicaion with the spirit world. The afro-brasilero museum contains a considerable amount of information on ...
... Spain, then down to the Canary Islands. From there, it's a long trek across the Atlantic to the Caribbean, and from there down along the coast of Brazil to Rio. The entire thing should take about a year he figures, including time to check out the various ports of call, and also waiting for the appropriate currents and weather patterns. I told him to let me know when it's a go - I'd love to tag along for part of it!
Johan wanted to ...
... and either gone home or were waiting for a taxi to take them home. That's as weak as Nandos' lemon and herb sauce. What happened to Brazil being the party people of the Universe?
On top of this, I was stuck hanging around a group of Argentinians who had the organisational skills of a goldfish, it was 10mins to midnight and we were still sitting around a table drinking beers, nowhere near the so called 'main arena' where the beach ...
... At first, I found this process very annoying, but then I realized how amazingly effective it must be at preventing people from skimming.
Fortaleza didn't really have a lot to offer in terms of sights. That said, it was a very welcome rest for me before jumping on the bus for the 24 hour ride down to my next Brazilian coastal city, Salvador. The bus was actually quite pleasant. It even had a toilet in the back. During the ride I
marvelled at ...
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