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Oct 12, 2012 - São Luis

Après 4 bus et 20 heures, nous sommes enfin arrivés à São Luis mais à 4 heures du matin. Dans le terminal de bus, tout était fermé, nous avons donc pris un taxi jusqu'au centre historique. Par contre, là, c'était vraiment la galère. Toutes les pousadas qui avaient l'air dans notre budget étaient fermées, n'avaient pas de sonnette et ne répondaient pas quand on toquait à la porte. Celles qui étaient ouvertes étaient beaucoup trop chères. Après avoir tourné en rond durant une heure, puis attendu assis parterre avec nos sacs sur le trottoir...

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Jan 27, 2010 - Sao Luis, Brasil

Here is the start of some short entries as we made our way down the coast of Brazil. Our first stop after Belem was Sao Luis. It is renowned for being very typical of Portuguese building style. It´s a UNESCO site, though there are tons of those in South America. We stayed in a hostal in the old center. The buildings were nice, they are a different style than the ones in Spanish South America. The ones here were covered with Portuguese style blue and white tiles on the fronts so as to try and keep the buildings cooler. Not that it seems to...

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Jul 29, 2008 - Brazilia, Sao Luis, Lencois Marenhaus, Parnaiba

Well the trip is finally starting to turn into more of an adventure, post brazilia that is .... Why do people keep thinking that making up cities is good idea? Brazilia and Canberra are perfect examples that no amount of round abouts and tricky town planning (brazilia is set out life an aircraft, 2 wings and main street as the cockpit) can make up for a little bit of atmosphere that comes with time, and unplanned growth of a city. We did however enjoy one thing about Brazilia - we got to see the latest Batman flick in English with giant...

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