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Mar 22, 2006 - Brazil: Bahia Formosa

Marco is originally from São Paulo and of course is fluent in Portuguese - as is Helene, who is French and fluent in English and Portuguese and Maya speaks all three..I speak a bit of Spanish so we had all bases covered on the language front. I was sooo grateful that not only was I traveling with them and had great company, but I didn't need to have to deal with the complexities of negotiating prices for accommodation, complicated bus changes and directions in Portuguese. I wasn't quite ready to embrace the language yet. We took a bus from...

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Sep 6, 2005 - Just chilling

Hi all, So after 27 hours of travelling (2 buses, a one hour delay, a two hour stopover and then another two hour delay!) we arrived in Praia de Pipa. I would love to say that we've been busy and active here but in this little fishing village there is very little to do except chill out... so that's exactly what we've been doing. Tasha's been taking surf lessons... and I have been sunbathing... a lot... something that I shall now return to! Ciao! xxxx

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Jan 30, 2005 - Praia da Pipa

At R$100 (20 quid) per night, with hammocks swinging on the balcony, a swimming pool, and surrounded by palm trees we were left with little choice but to stay at the American owned Cavalo Marinho (Seahorse) hostel. We parked the car, dumped the bags and headed into the little town for a night of seafood, caiparinhas and bongo music. We were quickly beginning to fall in love with this resort. The following morning, after stuffing our faces with a typically Brazilian Cafe de Manana, we packed our deckchairs, sun-hankies, and wind-breakers and...

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