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Feb 23, 2008 - Phria de Forte

Priah De Forte is 60km up the coast from Salvador on the coast. Its home to a large turtle (Tatarugas) breeding project where they release over 1mil Tatarugas back into ocean each year for sharks and John west to kill. haha sorry im sceptic. we stayed at this nice little pretty tourist town for 3 nights. I did think that being a backpacker i would be eating at the hostel and stuff but in brazil they make semi nutritional burgers for about $2.50 AUD. its pretty hard to pass that up. so my diet pretty much consists of fruit and shit tasty...

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Feb 14, 2008 - Morrow De Sao Paulo

Ok this little party island is a bit like rottnest island back home but a bit bigger and better. no cars, hills everywhere and the taxi service here consists of an African guy with a wheelbarrow with taxi painted on the side. nice. Well we were supposed to be here for 4 days and it turned out to be 8 days (or maybe more, its a bit hazy, haha) There are 3 beaches within 2km and we stayed in a little posada (2 star hotel in Portugese) with four of us on the second beach right on the water. with spectacular views of the ocean and tourists...

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Aug 20, 2007 - Salvadore, Bahia; Brazil (August 20th to 24th)

I left Rio this morning for the northern state of Salvadore and the city of Bahia. The 90 minute flight to Northeast Brazil was my first venture into this part of the country. Bahia was the first settlment in Brazil in 1549 after being descovered in 1501. Bahia is also the first area in the Western Hemisphere where slavery was established long before it came to the Caribbean or the US. The Northeast corner is the closest land mass to the West Coast of Africa (Just 1,890 miles). My hotel balcony was right on the water (just 100 feet from the...

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