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Murals / Art 2 (Brazil flashback)

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Although we’re back home there’s some items I’ll continue to post amongst the other flotsam and jetsam that strikes me as worth writing about. So another homage to Grace Jones but as it was near the small fishing port in Rio Vermelho, Salvador she has been transported to the mermaid world. They’ve also found Bigfoot …

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Stunning Salvador – Sampler

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History, colour, life… that’s Salvador. Everything turned up a little louder. Our second world heritage site of the trip and it knocked Olinda into a cocked hat. Olinda shut at 6.00pm whereas Pelourinho and other suburbs were not even starting yet. So a quick homage as we travel later today and I’ll try do it …

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Recife Recap – part 2: World Heritage


Olinda is the other side of the river from Recife and well worth a visit as it’s a UNESCO world heritage site. It may start with great views from the top of the hill. But then there’s fantastic colours… … buildings: monastery, convent, bar, observatory… Art of all shapes, sizes, styles and more Great street …

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