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Colourful Salvador
Drum Beats of Salvador

November 22nd 2012
<strong style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal;">Day 402 Friday 16th November Today is moving day so after breakfast we asked Donald if we could have a late checkout at 4.00pm and he very nicely said yes. It is raining again so we sat on our terrace overlooking the pool and garden and read before getting stuck into the packing. At 4.00pm it was no longer raining so we walked ... read more
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Brazilian Flag Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
25th November 2012

Extraordinary pics from Salvador...colours...simple lines...then the "over the top" lavish in the churches...guess its the power of the Church that it can extol the funds into its building funds to do so. When I see such opulence I wonder who ultimately paid for it. Have a great time as you continue on the road to everywhere.

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