The Champagne Backpacker: Michael's Round the World Trip 2005-2007-- The Adventure of a Lifetime travel blog

Old Colonial Era Building

Remnants Of A Colonial Building

Renovated Buildings

Another Colonial Building

Low Tide

Grande Avenue, A Pedestrian Only Street

Near The Waterfront

Old City Of Sao Luis

Valerie From Near Toulouse, France

Phillip From Sao Paulo--We Shared A Hostel Dorm Room For The Five...

Colorful Colonial Architecture, Sao Luis

Puppets Displayed In Casa Do Nhozinho

Low Tide On The Rio Anil

Deserted Streets On A Sunday In Sao Luis


THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007. SAO LUIS, BRAZIL. Jeff and I arrived in Sao Luis last night. It's an old colonial port city with French and Portuguese influence. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage site with colorfully restored colonial buildings, many decorated with tiles similar to those found in Lisbon, Portugal.

After Sao Luis, we will continue northwest to Belem, where the Amazon river enters the Atlantic ocean. From Belem, we plan to catch a slow boat (they are all slow) up the Amazon river to Santorem.



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