Here are my highlights of Brazil so far in no particular order.
– A walk through Salvador’s colourful, cobbled historic old town. Crumbling buildings held up by props next to beautifully restored houses. Music all around us, guitars fading as we walked around a corner into a drum beat. – A cooling swim in the hotel pool, in a circular pond in the middle of the Convent quadrangle surrounded by arched pillars. Becca’s shivering meant it was time to go.
– Camarao Moqueca – Bahian shrimp stew with palm oil and coconut milk. More shrimp than I could count in an amazing rich sauce, surrounded by rice, manioc, crisp salad and a piquante sauce – delicious.– Going downstairs around the back of a shop, expecting a small capoeira class before experiencing a full on traditional dance show rehearsal, followed by a fantastic capoeira display. All of this taking place…
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