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Pataxo man  

Pataxo man

selling handmade whistles that sound like birds (perfect for the coming World Cup!)
Tchau bicicletas! Bahia, we will miss you!

June 1st 2014
We followed a small unpaved road to Caraiva, a remote rustic village in southern Bahia. We had to get the ponchos out many times but we also got to see a rainbow in the cloudy sky. In order to reach the village, we first had to get a boat across Rio Caraiva. And then? No roads, no cars, just 2 sandy alleys with a couple of shops held by hippies (and they only got electricity in 2007!) and a long-d ... read more
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7th October 2014

Real travel!
It's been great following your adventures; really, biking or walking is the best way to travel, being in nature and seeing the small villages and their people. Loved your summary! What a contrast this intimate part of your voyage was compared to the culture shock of the next, big city part, but I'm sure that will also be amazing, just very, very different!
10th October 2014

Thanks Tara!
We did miss the bikes as soon as they were gone... but we wee glad we weren't riding in Sao Paulo! Thanks for following!

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