Made it out of the big cities for a few days at least. Spent the last 24 hours in Salvador. Truely an amazing place. Very European with narrow cobblestone streets, and Vatican like churches, catacombs, tunnels etc. It is a big port town and is tough and grity. Very scary after dark. Found a little Portaguese / English speaking French girl who felt sorry for me. We toured the city together and she got me to the bus station and out of town. No doubt, I would have h...
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Am leaving Rio tonight for an overnight bus ride to Ouro Preto. Will be there a couple nights before heading on north. Should be able to get the GPS working once out of the city. Will attempt to include some photos with the blog. Hope all is well.
Greetings from Rio. Rains a lot, very hot and humid. Little scarry on the streets. New Years was amazing, estmated 2.5m people on the beach and one of the largest fireworks shows I have ever seen. Daily beach and nightly bar scenes are pretty amazing Will be here at least another week before heading north up the coast.