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... in other places, there are big mango’s and papaya and they are all very cheap, the oranges and tangerines are also very good and we buy them at every chance (great for just eating where ever you are)
I am on cook group again tonight, we have quite a challenge on our hands to beat Mario’s pumpkin soup, but we are using our smoked sausage recipe again, it was a great hit last time we used it, I think we shall just spice it up a little (what ...
... life here on a show in Salvador.... however, seriously, this is F'n rediculous.
We returned home last night to get our money back, and yes of course getting money back is like pulling teeth... so we have refused to leave and we are in the house until our money is returned.
Its a war of attrition.
We will post news from the front, we are seeing a reasonable flat today.
... been set up and was surrounded by hordes of eager Brazilians sat on low stools and standing, straining to hear the band.
There were around ten band members, rotating with others in the steamy crowd. Apparently they never rehearsed, didn’t know who would turn up on the night and were never quite sure who would play what, but somehow they managed to produce a sound that was so quintessentially Brasilian it was though I’d never heard their music before. ...
... do a pedicure.
Yesterday, we hired a guide who took us to some local markets (not really touristic places) and given Ann is a tourist beacon! it turned out to be a pretty safe way to have us go together. Again I got local prices as I shopped for a few things and a cheeky smile to boot as they give me local prices. We also went to the Senhor do Bomfim church, which has models of body parts that you can have prayed over to fix your condition and many photos ...
... hunter coming back with a deer slung over my shoulder and a handful of rabbits!
Speaking of pharmacies, I have never seen so many! Brazil has more pharmacies per square mile than New York has McDonalds I reckon. They have more of them than supermarkets, which is strange, and products are very expensive. Another weird thing we witnessed was people just popping in from the streets, into a pharmacy, then queuing up to weigh themselves, then leaving! It’s like people are ...