November 2012

Salvador Day 2 and 3

Yesterday, we decided to spend most of our day in the historic center of Salvador, the Pelourinho.  Apparently, in the early 90’s it was a neighborhood riddled with crime and rundown colonial buildings, but in the recent past it has seen a large makeover.  Now it acts as a safer, more appealing (but also more […]

Arrival and first full day in Salvador

Check the photos page to see the new album! First full day in Salvador is in the books.  Arrived yesterday, picked up the rental car, and made our way to our apartment.  We are lucky enough to have a free place to stay right by the beach because the family of a student I tutor […]