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People of Salvador

The city no longer feels dangerous or confusing, although many aspects of life in Bahia remain a mystery—but that’s fairly normal, Brazil is often puzzling to me.

When Salvador is Being Boarded Up

Banco do Brasil was boarded up first. We were walking back from the supermarket late at night on our first day in Salvador when we noticed the building was being covered with wooden boards. “Uh. Good...

Busing to Porto Alegre

“Good night Mark, you gotta sleep now.” “Why?” “… Because it’s way past midnight and we have to get up early for the bus.” “Again?” Montevideo to Chuy was a five-hour ride, followed by the Chuí to...